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ball /bɔ:l/
  • danh từ
    • buổi khiêu vũ
      • to give a ball: mở một buổi khiêu vũ
      • to open the ball: khai mạc buổi khiêu vũ; (nghĩa bóng) bắt đầu công việc
  • danh từ
    • quả cầu, hình cầu
    • quả bóng, quả ban
    • đạn
    • cuộn, búi (len, chỉ...)
    • viên (thuốc thú y...)
    • (kỹ thuật) chuyện nhăng nhít, chuyện nhảm nhí; chuyện vô lý
    • ball and chain
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) hình phạt xích hòn sắt vào chân (tù khổ sai)
    • ball to fortune
      • số phận, vận số, những trò trớ trêu của thần số mệnh
    • người bảy nổi ba chìm, người, long đong trong cuộc đời
    • the ball of the eye
      • cầu mắt, nhãn cầu
    • the ball of the knee
      • xương bánh chè
    • the ball is with you
      • đến lượt anh, đến phiên anh
    • to carry the ball
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) hoạt động tích cực
    • to catch (take) the ball before the bound
      • không đợi lúc thuận lợi; nhanh nhẩu đoảng
    • get on the ba;;
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (từ lóng) nhanh lên, mau lên
    • to have the ball at one's feet
      • gặp cơ hội tốt, gặp thời cơ
    • to keep the ball rolling; to keep up the ball
      • góp phần làm cho (câu chuyện) không bị gián đoạn
    • tiếp tục làm (việc gì) không dừng lại
    • to make a ball of something
      • phá rối, làm hỏng việc gì
    • on the ball
      • (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ), (thông tục) nhanh nhẹn, tinh nhanh
    • to strike the ball under the line
      • thất bại, hỏng ăn, không đạt mục đích
  • động từ
    • cuộn lại (len, chỉ...)
    • đóng thành cục tròn; đóng thành khối cầu
      • that horse is not lame but balled: con ngựa này không què nhưng bị đất sét (tuyết...) đóng cục ở chân không chạy được
    • to ball up
      • bối rối, lúng túng
Concise Dictionary
balls|balled|ballingbɔːl
noun
+round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games
+a solid projectile that is shot by a musket
+an object with a spherical shape
+the people assembled at a lavish formal dance
+one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens
+a spherical object used as a plaything
+United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)
+a compact mass
+a lavish dance requiring formal attire
+a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass
+the game of baseball
+a pitch that is not in the strike zone
verb
+form into a ball by winding or rolling
Advanced English Dictionary
noun, verb
+ noun
1 a round object used for throwing, hitting or kicking in games and sports: a golf / tennis / cricket ball + Bounce the ball and try and hit it over the net.
2 a round object or a thing that has been formed into a round shape: The sun was a huge ball of fire low on the horizon. + a ball of string + Some animals roll themselves into a ball for protection.
3 a kick or hit of the ball in some sports, or (in cricket) a throw of the ball by the BOWLER to the BATSMAN: He sent over a high ball.
4 (in baseball) a throw by the PITCHER that the BATTER does not have to hit because it is not accurate
5 ~ of the foot / hand the part underneath the big toe or the thumb
6 [usually pl.] (!!!, informal) a TESTICLE
See also - BALLS
7 a large formal party with dancing
Idioms: a ball and chain (BrE) a problem that prevents you from doing what you would like to do
the ball is in your / sb's court it is your/sb's responsibility to take action next: They've offered me the job, so the ball's in my court now.
get / set / start / keep the ball rolling to make sth start happening; to make sure that sth continues to happen
have a ball (informal) to enjoy yourself a lot
have something / a lot on the ball (AmE, informal) to be capable of doing a job very well; to be intelligent
(be) on the ball to be aware of and understand what is happening and able to react quickly: The new publicity manager is really on the ball.
play ball (with sb) (informal) to be willing to work with other people in a helpful way, especially so that sb can get what they want
+ verb
1 to form sth or be formed into the shape of a ball: [V] Her hands balled into fists. + [VN] My hands were balled into fists.
2 [VN] (AmE, !!!, slang) (of a man) to have sex with a woman
Collocation Dictionary
noun

1 round object in games We're going to a masked ball.

ADJ.

billiard, cricket, golf, rugby,

VERB + BALL

have, hold, organize tennis, etc. | beach | match,
We're organizing a charity ball.
| practice attend, go to

VERB + BALL

play with | bat, blast,

BALL + NOUN

gown bounce, bowl, chip, dribble,

ADJ.

at a/the ~
She met him at
head, hit, kick, roll, strike, throw
The kids love to kick a ball against my wall.the college ball.
| clear, cross, pass | catch, stop
He caught the ball.
| control, trap | chase
She chased the ball all over the pitch.
| retrieve, run down | return
The fielders try to retrieve the ball quickly and return it to the bowler.
| miss
The goalkeeper missed the ball.
| drop, let go of
Oh no! He's dropped the ball.
| handle | give away, lose | win | retain

BALL + VERB

fly, go, roll, sail
The ball flew over the bar into the sea of Middlesbrough fans. The ball's gone over the fence.
| hit, land
The ball hit the wall and rolled along the road.
| bounce, rebound

BALL + NOUN

game | control, skills
His ball control was excellent. > Special page at SPORT

2 kick/hit of a ball

ADJ.

good, great, superb | bad, loose | high, low
He sent over a high ball.
| long, short | quick, slow | cross, through
a superb through ball from John Scott
| hand
He was penalized for hand ball.

VERB + BALL

play, send | pick up, pounce on, punish
He pounced on a loose ball and scored.

PREP.

~ from
a great ball from Beckham

3 round object like a ball

ADJ.

tight | fiery
The sun was a fiery ball, low on the hills.
| crystal
(= used for telling fortunes)Without a crystal ball it's impossible to say where we'll be next year.
| cannon, musket

VERB + BALL

curl/roll (up) into
The little girl curled up into a ball in her mother's arms.
| form/make sth into, roll/screw sth (up) into, shape sth into
He screwed the letter up into a tight ball.

PHRASES

a ball of fire/flame, a ball of string/wool

PHRASES

a ball and chain
(figurative) The responsibility was a ball and chain around my ankle.

3 party

ADJ.

college, charity, hunt |



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