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break a leg!

Definition of break a leg! in English:

theatrical slang Good luck!.
Example sentences
  • Break a leg, and I'll join you on stage when you give the cue.
  • ‘Break a leg,’ he whispered in my ear before releasing me.
  • ‘Break a leg!’ I call after her.
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