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Try to kick the ball into the back of the net.
a tennis/golf ball
Shape the mixture into balls.
a melon ball
a ball of yarn
We'll be outside playing ball until dinner.
He kicked a long ball upfield.
He balanced on the balls of his feet.
I've done my bit. The ball's in his court now.
They all quit and left us to carry the ball.
There are several things we should discuss. Who'd like to start the ball rolling?
When manufacturers refused to play ball, the company stopped buying.
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English version of definition of ball
the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology
any of the bones in your foot between your toes and your ankle
any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat
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American definition of ball from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.