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  • havin' a ball
  • the whole ball of wax
  • The ball is in your court.
  • That's the way the ball bounces.
  • behind the eight ball
  • a snowball's chance in hell
  • throw someone a curve ball
  • a ballpark estimate
  • a softball question (used when an interviewer is asking nonthreatening, "easy" questions. This phrase is often used in politics to indicate that an interviewer is not addressing important issues.)
  • to snowball out of control
  • ball and chain
  • belle of the ball
  • (to be) on the ball
  • a real fire ball
  • do a cannonball (into the water)
  • a real goofball
  • look into your crystal ball
  • high ball / low ball an offer
  • just eyeball it - meaning give an estimate
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