an instance of bad luck
So I close in saying that I might have had a bad break, but I have an awful lot to live for.
The Stacks: The Day Lou Gehrig Delivered Baseball’s Gettysburg Address Ray Robinson July 3, 2014
Others might not realize, as he did, that Timothy was the victim of a bad break.
Ticktock and Jim Keith Robertson
It isn’t a bad break, he says, and Mark wants to keep his place.
Ester Ried Yet Speaking Isabella Alden
The poor professor made a bad break I suppose, grinned Neale.
The Corner House Girls Among the Gypsies Grace Brooks Hill
It will be a bad break on the festivities he was preparing for the village people.
The Woman Thou Gavest Me Hall Caine
But let a player make a bad break, and McGraw delivers a talk to him that would have to be written on asbestos paper.
Pitching in a Pinch Christy Mathewson
Even nature is full of evidence of a bad break in all of its processes.
Quiet Talks with World Winners S. D. Gordon
The team as a whole, however, was worried a good deal by Bobbys bad break.
The Girls of Central High at Basketball Gertrude W. Morrison
Ralph wanted to keep a clear slate, and here was a bad break, right at the threshold of his new railroad career.
Ralph on the Overland Express Allen Chapman
You think only of money until you make a bad break an’ loose it all.
The Bishop of Cottontown John Trotwood Moore
- Bad breath
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- Bad business
bad business noun phrase A morally questionable activity: He has some bad business going on with the guys from the ‘hood Poor business conduct: That is just bad business to have ill-groomed servicepeople Contemporary Examples It’s bad business, he hastened to add, but if that’s what they want to do, the state should not be […]
- Bad call
noun a disputed decision by a referee or umpire in a sporting event Examples The bad call cost them the game. Contemporary Examples A bad call stole a game that should have belonged to Team USA. The World Cup Ref Crisis Joshua Robinson June 18, 2010 Team USA transcended a bad call to topple Algeria […]
- Bad cholesterol
noun a nontechnical name for low-density lipoprotein