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The meaning of "a bad break"

" A bad break "
1. A misfortune. 2. A serious bone fracture.
1. Tony has lost his job, just when he needed the cash to move house. That’s a bad break. 2. Tanya’s leg was crushed when the rock fell on it - a really bad break the doctor said.
Where did it originate?:
1. USA 2. UK.
Where is it used?:
1. USA. 2. Widely used.
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