Break a leg

"Break a leg"

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A: I have my first piano recital tomorrow!

B:  Break a leg! I'm sure you'll do great!

 

 

 

A: My teacher wants me to perform on stage!

B: That's brilliant! Break a leg!

 

 

A: Right, I'm going to get changed for my performance.

B: Okay, break a leg!

 

What does "Break a leg" mean?


Dangerous

Be careful

Good luck

We say 'break a leg' to people performing on a stage, which means good luck!

 

We don't say this to people who are not performing.

 

It doesn't really mean we want somebody to break their leg!

 

 

 

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