(a) run of bad luck

(a) run of bad luck
a run of good/bad/luck phrase
a period of time when good bad things happen to you

The team seems to have come to the end of its run of bad luck.

Thesaurus: bad luck and relating to bad lucksynonym luck and luckinesshyponym
Main entry: run

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • (a) run of good luck — a run of good/bad/luck phrase a period of time when good bad things happen to you The team seems to have come to the end of its run of bad luck. Thesaurus: bad luck and relating to bad lucksynonym luck and luckinesshyponym …   Useful english dictionary

  • run — ► VERB (running; past ran; past part. run) 1) move at a speed faster than a walk, never having both or all feet on the ground at the same time. 2) move about in a hurried and hectic way. 3) pass or cause to pass: Helen ran her fingers through her …   English terms dictionary

  • luck — luck1 [ lʌk ] noun uncount ** 1. ) success that you have by chance and not because of anything you do: John never had much luck with girls. wish someone luck (in/with something): We d all like to wish you luck in your new job. 2. ) an influence… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • luck — luck1 W3S2 [lʌk] n [U] ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(success)¦ 2 bad luck 3¦(chance)¦ 4 with (any) luck/with a bit of luck 5 wish somebody (the best of) luck 6 good luck/best of luck 7 good luck to somebody 8 any luck?/no luck? 9 be in luck …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • luck — 1 noun (U) 1 GOOD FORTUNE something good that happens by chance: have luck (with sth): Did you have any luck with the job application? | You re not having much luck today, are you? | Good luck!/Best of luck!: Good luck tomorrow in the exam! |… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — run1 W1S1 [rʌn] v past tense ran [ræn] past participle run present participle running ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(move quickly using your legs)¦ 2¦(race)¦ 3¦(organize/be in charge of )¦ 4¦(do something/go somewhere quickly)¦ 5¦(buses/trains etc)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — [c]/rʌn / (say run) verb (ran, run, running) –verb (i) 1. to move quickly on foot, so as to go more rapidly than in walking (in bipedal locomotion, so that for an instant in each step neither foot is on the ground). 2. to do this for exercise, as …   Australian-English dictionary

  • run */*/*/ — I UK [rʌn] / US verb Word forms run : present tense I/you/we/they run he/she/it runs present participle running past tense ran UK [ræn] / US past participle run 1) [intransitive] to move quickly to a place using your legs and feet You ll have to… …   English dictionary

  • run — 1 /rVn/ verb past tense ran past participle run present participle running MOVE QUICKLY ON FOOT 1 (I) to move quickly on foot by moving your legs more quickly than when you are walking: I had to run to catch the bus. | Two youths were killed when …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • run — I. verb (ran; also chiefly dialect run; run; running) Etymology: Middle English ronnen, alteration of rinnen, verbi. (from Old English iernan, rinnan & Old Norse rinna) & of rennen, verbt., from Old Norse renna; akin to Old High German rinnan,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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