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bad luck

see under run of luck
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  • It may be that we've broke our bad luck with the little mare.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • It would a-broke the bad luck, sor, to have let him took the Black.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • "We'll break the bad luck seven to-day," asserted little Redpath, bravely.

    Thoroughbreds W. A. Fraser
  • He got a letter after you had gone, and then he wrote you about the bad luck nonsense.

    The Mystery of Murray Davenport Robert Neilson Stephens
  • We hear a good deal about good or bad luck or chance in the matter of love.

    The Sexual Question August Forel

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