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winning streak

A series of consecutive successes, a run of good luck, as in Our son-in-law has been on a winning streak with his investments. This expression comes from gambling. [ Mid-1900s ]
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  • They had whitewashed their opponents and broken their winning streak.

  • You saved the Giants winning streak and you pitched a no-hit game!

    Baseball Joe, Home Run King

    Lester Chadwick
  • This was the third time the house had changed dice to try and break his winning streak, it was their privilege.

    Deathworld Harry Harrison
  • Joe and his mates struck a winning streak, and the young pitcher never was better than in that practice game on Monday afternoon.

  • But though he stopped the winning streak of the Reds, he could not make runs, and runs are what win ball games.

  • They began making runs, and succeeded in stopping the winning streak of the Pittstons.

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