Search results for b-ball

We've found 45 phrases for b-ball:Sort:PopularA - Z


ball upTo crush into a ball shape.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
ball upTo hunch over and pull in one's arms and legs.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
ball-breakerA person or task which is excessively demanding or punishing.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
have a ballTo enjoy thoroughly; to have lots of fun or excitement.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
play ballTo start anything tumultuous.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
play ballTo work together; to cooperate.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
drop the ballTo fail in one's responsibilities or duties, or to make a mistake, especially at a critical point or when the result is very negative.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
on the ballAlert, active, or attentive; on top of things.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
on the ballBeing in control of the ball.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
behind the eight ballAt a disadvantage.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
get the ball rollingTo begin; to start some action; to set in motion.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
keep your eye on the ballRemain Focused, Determined, Alert
(0.00 / 0 votes)
keep one's eye on the ballMy ethos has always been to be very straight with people, tell it as it is. It doesn't often make people happy but I found that over a period of time it's better to be that way. So being straight, also being very focused on your objectives, keep your eye on the ball and not get deflected away from it.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
keep one's eye on the ballTo maintain one's concentration fixed on one important theme.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
take one's eye off the ballTo lose one's concentration on what is most important.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
the ball is in your courtIt is your turn to do something; often making a decision.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
that's the way the ball bouncesThat is the way things happen
(0.00 / 0 votes)
thats the way the ball bouncesthe realization in life that one can expect occurrences which are as unpredictable as the manner in which a thrown ball bounces
(0.00 / 0 votes)
balls upThird-person singular simple present indicative form of ball up.
(5.00 / 5 votes)
bat awayTo knock an object, usually a ball.
(5.00 / 5 votes)
go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.
(5.00 / 6 votes)
cue upThe act of taking aim on the cue ball with the cue in a game of snooker, or billiards, etc.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
drop backOf a quarterback or other player in the backfield, to take a number of steps back from the line of scrimmage immediately after the snap or hike of the ball, to avoid defenders.
(4.00 / 2 votes)
run upOf a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.
(4.00 / 4 votes)
back upFor the non-striker to take a few steps down the pitch, in preparation to taking a run, just as the bowler bowls the ball.
(3.00 / 1 vote)
back upSo as to stop the ball, and prevent overthrows.
(3.00 / 1 vote)
double upAfter a fly ball has been caught.
(3.00 / 1 vote)
knock upTo gently hit the ball back and forth before a tennis match, as practice or warm-up, and to gauge the state of the playing surface, lighting, etc. See knock-up.
(3.00 / 1 vote)
bunny hopA ground ball that hops along the field instead of rolling.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
catch outTo put a batsman out by catching the batted ball before it touches the ground.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
hardballIn baseball, a type of ball and baseball game, as opposed to softball.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
hole in oneA round that is completed by sinking the ball in a single shot or attempt, with one hit.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
hot potatoA child's game in which players pass a ball or other item between them, with the object of avoiding being left holding the item when time expires.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
in touchThe ball, or a player, is in touch when it, or he, is outside the playing area or touching the touchlines of the playing area.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
put awayTo catch a fly ball or tag out a baserunner.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
raise cainThe children tend to 'raise cain' if they can't play ball after supper.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
screw backTo cue the cue ball in such a way as to impart backspin. On impact, the ball will follow a reverse trajectory according to the spin.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
short of a lengthOf a ball that pitches short of a good length; a ball that bounces closer to the bowler than the area of the pitch regarded as the best for dismissing or restricting the scoring of the batsman.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
shotgunA play formation in which the quarterback is a few feet behind the snapper when the ball is hiked, ideally allowing for an easier pass play.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
stickhandleTo maintain individual possession of the puck or ball by controlling it with movements of one's stick, especially to do so in a skillful manner.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
swing for the fencesTo swing at the ball as hard as possible, with the aim of getting a home run, increasing the chance of missing the ball.
(0.00 / 0 votes)
throw somebody a curveTo pitch a curve ball.
(0.00 / 0 votes)

We need you!

Help us build the largest human-edited phrases collection on the web!


The Web's Largest Resource for

Phrases & Idioms


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network