"Break a leg!" is it good way to wish good luck or through clenched teeth?
Aug 17, 2014 7:58 PM
Answers · 7
"Break a leg" is a good thing! It is usually said to someone going onstage to perform. Actors, singers, performers, etc. It can also be said to someone who is auditioning for something. It is a way of saying, "I wish you good luck!"
August 17, 2014
Yes, it's a way to wish someone good luck.... E.g. "I've got an important exam tomorrow..." "I'm sure you'll be fine....break a leg!"
August 17, 2014
It is typically a way to wish someone luck, it's like saying "Go out there and do really well!" If you were to actually say those words with clenched teeth and no smile, it would likely mean that you literally were telling them to break their leg, which would not be a nice thing to wish upon someone ;)
August 18, 2014
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