His big break came much earlier than he could have expected.
They didn't get their first big break until early summer 2011.
They used to talk to each other about not getting the big break.
Her big break, however, was at age 13 in a television commercial.
She was a working class woman on her own, looking for that big break.
A team took her, I thought, and knew it was a big break for us.
I figure this is going to be my big break.
I thought it was going to be my big break.
According to him, the series has been his biggest break in the industry.
The first big break in the case came very early on: July 1989, the following month.
And it seemed a happy coincidence to him that her birthday should be coming along in the next week or so.
It's the happy coincidence of his ego and our needs.
I somehow doubt that your presence here is a happy coincidence.
I speak French and it's just, perhaps, a happy coincidence.
There has been something of a run on happy coincidence lately,' he observed.
It was just a happy coincidence, the officer told himself.
"Isn't it a happy coincidence we both had the evening off?"
"So our meeting here this morning wasn't just a happy coincidence."
"It was a happy coincidence that there were like minds on this," he said.
Then again, maybe it's all been a happy coincidence so far and will lead us astray in the long run.
By a singular and happy chance, we are able to some extent to check what passed along this road during the night in question.
But you might say it was a happy chance that made me ride this way.
What a happy chance, since she is from the district attorney's office.
It's by your happy chance that I've met you here today, sir.
By happy chance, Octavian was close to the remaining bridge.
It's been a happy chance that brought me after all to Constantinopolis.
By happy chance she made only two errors, both in the first few bars and neither glaring.
I usually read the obituaries first as there is always the happy chance that one of them will make my day.
By happy chance, the fellow was standing not ten feet from him.
A happy chance: I kept the same compartment all the four years.
Wasn't it a fortunate coincidence that I happened to turn up at the right time?
She hadn't been expecting Stephen to return this evening; what a fortunate coincidence.
It is perhaps a fortunate coincidence that you match her so closely.
"That my actions will benefit you as well is merely a fortunate coincidence."
But we suspected that there would be a fortunate coincidence, and now it has occurred.
Can you think of an example of a fortunate coincidence from your own experience?
By a most fortunate coincidence, there is an American television team in the country at this very moment.
It must rank as one of the contemporary theater's most fortunate coincidences.
By a fortunate coincidence, a new medical office building had recently been completed.
It was a fortunate coincidence, because the reporter brought two other men who he said were civilian defense officials.
"It must have been a lucky coincidence, then," she said.
Still, it could have been simply a lucky coincidence.
Everyone has been exclaiming about what a lucky coincidence it is that Elinor's over here, so the two families will be able to meet.
The visit to the Peregrine turned out to be a lucky coincidence.
The first was a lucky coincidence, the other times he went to the city where she would be, creating business to take him there.
Our meeting at the Memorial was a lucky coincidence.
Seemed like quite the lucky coincidence, if you asked me.
Or is this just a lucky coincidence that we've bumped into each other again so soon?
In several instances, it worked, though it was likely only a lucky coincidence.
Her visit was a lucky coincidence, since it distracted your mind from the real object of my questions.