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why on earthUsed to add emphasis to "why" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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come down to earthTo be brought back to reality; to lose one's dreams.Rate it:

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cost the earthto be a huge expenseRate it:

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down-to-earthPractical; realistic; pragmatic.Rate it:

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go to the ends of the earthTo do everything possible to achieve something.Rate it:

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God's green earthThe world.Rate it:

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hell on earthA very unpleasant situation; torment, particularly when widespread.Rate it:

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move heaven and earthTo do whatever is necessary, including extreme or unusual actions; to go to extremes.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA most worthy person.Rate it:

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salt of the earthA decent, dependable, unpretentious person.Rate it:

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scum of the earthAn unwanted individual, the worst type of person or people.Rate it:

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the salt of the earthwonderfulRate it:

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what on earthUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:

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ball upTo crush into a ball shape.Rate it:

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ball upTo hunch over and pull in one's arms and legs.Rate it:

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get the ball rollingTo begin; to start some action; to set in motion.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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bald as a billiard ballOne whom has lost much hair and prematurely bald.Rate it:

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ball of fireA person who is especially hard-working, high-achieving, ambitious, or active.Rate it:

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ball-breakerA person or task which is excessively demanding or punishing.Rate it:

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behind the eight ballAt a disadvantage.Rate it:

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behind the eight-ballIn a difficult situation or tight spot.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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ground ball with eyesA weakly hit ground ball that barely evades the infielders.Rate it:

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have a ballTo enjoy thoroughly; to have lots of fun or excitement.Rate it:

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head-the-balla stupid person; a nutcaseRate it:

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if there's grass on the pitch, play ballOnce someone has grown pubic hair or started puberty, they are sexually accessible.Rate it:

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keep one's eye on the ballTo maintain one's concentration fixed on one important theme.Rate it:

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keep your eye on the ballRemain Focused, Determined, AlertRate it:

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on the ballAlert, active, or attentive; on top of things.Rate it:

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on the ballBeing in control of the ball.Rate it:

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play ballAn expression used at the beginning of a game of baseball.Rate it:

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play ballTo start anything tumultuous.Rate it:

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play ballTo work together; to cooperate.Rate it:

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take one's ball and go homeTo cease participating in an activity that has turned to one's disadvantage, especially out of spite, or in a way that prevents others from participating as well.Rate it:

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take one's eye off the ballTo lose one's concentration on what is most important.Rate it:

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that's the way the ball bouncesThat is the way things happenRate it:

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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 bouncesRate it:

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the ball is in someone's courtIt is someone's turn to do something; often making a decision.Rate it:

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the ball is in your courtIt is your turn to do something; often making a decision.Rate it:

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wait for the ball to dropTo wait in expectation of an occurrence.Rate it:

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whole ball of waxThe entire or overall plan, concept or action.Rate it:

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whole ball of waxEverything of a similar or related nature; everything necessary for a particular purpose.Rate it:

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balls upThird-person singular simple present indicative form of ball up.Rate it:

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bat awayTo knock an object, usually a ball.Rate it:

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go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.Rate it:

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cue upThe act of taking aim on the cue ball with the cue in a game of snooker, or billiards, etc.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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run upOf a bowler, to run, or walk up to the bowling crease in order to bowl a ball.Rate it:

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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.Rate it:

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