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His big break came in 1992 when an aging cardinal plucked him from his outback and persuaded the Vatican to make him a bishop.

Less than a minute into her big break, Slate let slip a highly audible F-bomb instead of the scripted “freaking.”

In addition to myself, there was another label looking for their “big break” with Fontana.

Her big break came playing the fiery Anita in the film version of the Broadway hit “West Side Story.”

Well, as far as high points go, what would you consider your big break?

Then there is a big break in the cliffs lower down that seems to lead inland.

It was an isolated section, off the trail that led to town—a section of featureless level near a big break in the valley.

Arthur was making a big break and the earl was not watching him; she knew he was not thinking of the game.

He'd just had his first big break, and it might turn out to be the only one he needed.

"Ten to one in shillin's you lose, marker," sed Morgan, when 'is pal commenced 'is big break.


On this page you'll find 108 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to big break, such as: advantage, blessing, break, fluke, godsend, and happiness.

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