What is a lucky break?

What is a lucky break? Here are some definitions.

Noun
  1. (idiomatic) A stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.
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We were not complacent and we started off well but they had a lucky break and we went to pieces.
I had a lucky break when I left school, getting a job on local radio earning way above the odds.
Of course, it was probably just good luck that Mr. Dugan had proved so amiablewhat Tim called a lucky break.
My lucky break was finding a job straight away after finishing my design course.
If you play football and feel that you are good enough to be on a county team, but never got the lucky break you needed, this may be your chance.
As enviable as his success is to the thousands of singers looking for their lucky break on New York's club circuit, some are sounding notes of caution.

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