ball不一定指「球」?10個跟「ball」有關的英文片語

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“ball”也可以不只是球!讓Let’s Talk講師Rima教你10個有關”ball”的有趣片語,增加你的字彙量。

1.to have a ball

表示過得愉快或舉行派對。

例句:When the teacher had to leave the classroom suddenly, the children ended up having a ball.

2.The ball is in your court

表示輪到你回覆、做行動或決定。

例句:Once the citizens’ committee put forward their detailed views and ideas regarding the improvement of Public Transport in the city, the ball was in the Mayor’s court.

3.to get the ball rolling

表示使某事開始。

例句:Once we received the approval from our boss, we got the ball rolling on our project.

4.Ballpark figure

表示大約的價值或數字。

例句:The actual cost of the project was far greater than the estimated ballpark figure.

5.Let’s play Ball

指「來競爭吧」。

例句:Once I realized that my colleague was being highly competitive with me, I challenged him and said: “let’s play ball!”

6.Slime ball

指某人很狡猾,不能信任。

例句:After a few meetings, I realized that the client was a complete Slime ball as he repeatedly lied and chose to inflate and brag about his non- existent achievements.

7.A different ball game

指完全不同的挑戰。

例句:As a manager managing a large team, keeping each team member motivated every day is a different ball game altogether.

8.A ball of fire

指某個人充滿能量與熱情。

例句:The new employee we have hired is a ball of fire. He is always alert and energetic.

9.Eye on the ball

指專注在目前的任務。

例句:When handling complicated tasks at work, it is important that everyone has their eye on the ball.

10.to drop the ball

表示出錯。

例句:Our team ended up dropping the ball on an important pitch by being over confident and under prepared.

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