keep the ball rolling


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keep the ball rolling

- An allusion to rugby or bandy.
See also related terms for rolling.
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Translations
يَجْعَلُ الشَّيئ مُستَمِرّا
halda hlutunum gangandi, brjóta ísinn
rozbehnúťrozprúdiť

ball1

(boːl) noun
1. anything roughly round in shape. a ball of wool.
2. a round object used in games. a tennis ball.
3. balls (plural) (slang) testicles.
ˌball-ˈbearings noun plural
in machinery etc, small steel balls that help the revolving of one part over another.
ˈballcock noun
a valve in a cistern.
ˈballpoint noun
a pen having a tiny ball as the writing point.
adjective
a ballpoint pen.
on the ball
quick, alert and up-to-date. The new manager is really on the ball.
start/set, keep the ball rolling
to start or keep something going, especially a conversation. He can be relied on to start the ball rolling at parties.
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References in classic literature ?
"It was hard to keep the ball rolling at dinner, certainly," said Richard.
To keep the ball rolling I asked Marlow if this Powell was remarkable in any way.
Partial absorption of enhanced input costs and depletion of margins is something which assemblers have to accept currently as a reality to keep the ball rolling, Shahid said.
"Now it's time to keep the ball rolling - but we know it won't be easy."
Hopefully, Capcom will be able to keep the ball rolling with the next game in the Resident Evil franchise.
"I'll keep the ball rolling and our goal is to extend the loan by one year," Preetz told the club's annual general meeting.
"Without being complacent we've shown great consistency in the past three games and we've got keep the ball rolling in this match.
The important thing for us is to keep the ball rolling."
"We hope to keep the ball rolling and account for all the others who were issued arrest warrants," said Lavin who also urged the public to help in the hunt and provide information to the NBI.
It seems Ethel plans to keep the ball rolling, as she once again took to her Twitter page last May 24 to give her piece of mind about government officials who were revealed to be 'corrupt.'
Dermot Weld and Declan McDonogh shared a fine treble in Cork on Saturday and Imaging will be strongly-fancied to keep the ball rolling for Rosewell House in the listed Tetrarch Stakes.
Summary: Dubai [UAE], April 3 (ANI): South African fast bowler Lungi Ngidi, who made his Test debut against India in January this year, wants to keep the ball rolling and keen to have a very long, prosperous international career with the country.