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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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back upSo as to stop the ball, and prevent overthrows.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 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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ball-breakerA person or task which is excessively demanding or punishing.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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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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body EnglishA body motion made to coax an object already propelled go in a desired direction. For example, a nervous leaning or twisting movement while playing sports such as golf or bowling, to "persuade" the ball to go in a desired direction.Rate it:

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body of waterAny significant accumulation of water, usually covering the Earth or another planet, such as a river, lake or a bay.Rate it:

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bottom edgeA deflection of a ball off of the bottom edge of a bat, onto the ground and potentially into the wicket.Rate it:

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bottom edgeTo hit the ball with the bottom edge of the bat.Rate it:

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break groundTo begin digging in the earth at the start of a new construction, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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break new groundTo begin excavating and levelling earth for a new building, or, originally, for cultivation.Rate it:

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bunny hopA ground ball that hops along the field instead of rolling.Rate it:

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catch outTo put a batsman out by catching the batted ball before it touches the ground.Rate it:

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China syndromeA hypothetical kind of catastrophic failure in which a nuclear reactor melts through the floor of its containment system and penetrates the earth's surface, continuing downward as if (from a Western Hemispheric point of view) traveling through the planet toward China.Rate it:

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chip shotAn approach shot made from a location a short distance from the golf green in which the ball is launched into the air with only low or moderate force, so that it will land on the green and roll toward the hole.Rate it:

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chip shotA shot in which the ball is kicked from underneath with accuracy but with less than maximum force, to launch it high into the air in order either to pass it over the heads of opponents or to score a goal.Rate it:

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chip shotThe achievement of a goal or the striking of a target with a ball or other projectile in relatively nonchallenging or routine circumstances, by throwing (as in basketball) or by discharging a firearm (as in hunting).Rate it:

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clayAn earth material with ductile qualities.Rate it:

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clear one's linesTo clear the ball away from a dangerous position.Rate it:

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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.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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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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double upAfter a fly ball has been caught.Rate it:

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down-to-earthPractical; realistic; pragmatic.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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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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end of the worldEnd of habitability for life on Earth.Rate it:

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end of the worldEnd of the planet Earth.Rate it:

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flat-eartherA person who believes or advocates the theory that the earth is flat.Rate it:

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front wallThe main and largest wall in a racquetball or squash court, located at the front of the world; the wall which the ball must hit in a rally.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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go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.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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golden duckThe score of zero runs after getting out on the first ball faced.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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happens once in a blue moonAn astronomical event which occurs quite infrequently and observable from the earth.Rate it:

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hardballIn baseball, a type of ball and baseball game, as opposed to softball.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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heavy hitterA player with a favorable batting average who is especially good at hitting the ball deep into the outfield or farther.Rate it:

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

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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.Rate it:

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