Definition of catch a break
- I just can't seem to catch a break.
- If we can catch a break with the goalkeeping, we might just win the championship.
: to capture or seize especially after pursuit
: to take or entangle in or as if in a snare
: something caught
: the act, action, or fact of catching
: a game in which a ball is thrown and caught
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