a lot on the ball

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  • a lot on the ball — intelligent, smart    Melvin may not look intelligent, but he s got a lot on the ball …   English idioms

  • have something lot on the ball — have something/a lot on the ˈball idiom (US, informal) to be capable of doing a job very well; to be intelligent Main entry: ↑ballidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • have a lot on the ball — have something/a lot on the ˈball idiom (US, informal) to be capable of doing a job very well; to be intelligent Main entry: ↑ballidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Ball — is a Caroline comedy by James Shirley, first performed in 1632 and first published in 1639. The Ball was licensed for performance by Sir Henry Herbert, the Master of the Revels, on November 16, 1632. Herbert, however, was not happy with the play …   Wikipedia

  • have something on the ball — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {colloquial} To be smart, clever; to be skilled and have the necessary know how. * /You can trust Syd; he s got a lot on the ball OR he s got something on the ball./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have something on the ball — {v. phr.}, {slang}, {colloquial} To be smart, clever; to be skilled and have the necessary know how. * /You can trust Syd; he s got a lot on the ball OR he s got something on the ball./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • have\ smth\ on\ the\ ball — v. phr. slang colloquial To be smart, clever; to be skilled and have the necessary know how. You can trust Syd; he s got a lot on the ball or he s got something on the ball …   Словарь американских идиом

  • have smth on the ball — be smart, clever, skilled She really has a lot on the ball. She should do well in whatever she chooses to do …   Idioms and examples

  • on the ball — 1. mod. knowledgeable; competent; attentive. □ This guy is really on the ball. □ If you were on the ball, this wouldn’t have happened. 2. mod. in one’s head or brain; at one’s disposal. (Especially with have a lot.) □ He sure has a lot on the… …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • on the ball — {adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. Paying attention and doing things well. Used after is or get . * /Ben is really on the ball in school./ * /The coach told Jim he must get on the ball or he cannot stay on the team./ Compare: GET WITH IT, HEADS UP, KEEP… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • on the ball — {adj. phr.}, {informal} 1. Paying attention and doing things well. Used after is or get . * /Ben is really on the ball in school./ * /The coach told Jim he must get on the ball or he cannot stay on the team./ Compare: GET WITH IT, HEADS UP, KEEP… …   Dictionary of American idioms


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