Question: Who Said Keep Your Eye On The Ball?

What does the idiom have a ball mean?

Enjoy oneself enormously, as in It was a great trip—I had a ball.

This idiom uses the noun ball in the sense of “a gala dance.” [ Slang; 1920s].

What does the idiom cut corners mean?

to do something in the easiest, cheapest, or fastest way: I don’t like to cut corners when I have company for dinner. (Definition of cut corners from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

What does drab mean?

adjective drabber or drabbest dull; dingy; shabby. cheerless; drearya drab evening.

Had a blast meaning?

New Word Suggestion. Someone engaging in a happy, fun-loving, laughable time at a function or an event. Submitted By: DavedWachsman – 19/12/2012. Approval Status: Reject – already in dictionary – see definition of blast.

What does the idiom eye on the ball mean?

Definition of keep one’s eye on the ball informal. : to continue thinking about or giving attention to something important : to stay focused She really needs to keep her eye on the ball if she wants to win the election.

Do u have balls?

If you say that someone has balls, you mean that they have courage. To work on this show you’ve got to have balls. I never had the balls to do anything like this. You can say ‘balls’ or say that what someone says is balls when you think that it is stupid or wrong.

What does let your hair down mean?

old-fashioned informal. to allow yourself to behave much more freely than usual and enjoy yourself: Oh let your hair down for once!

What does I was all ears mean?

The expression, “I’m all ears” is used when you want to show somebody that you’re listening and ready for them to tell you something.

What is the meaning of torpedo?

undermine, ruin, or destroyverb (used with object), tor·pe·doed, tor·pe·do·ing. to attack, hit, damage, or destroy with torpedoes. to explode a torpedo in (an oil well) to facilitate the extraction of oil. to undermine, ruin, or destroy: He torpedoed our plans.

Where does the saying Keep your eye on the ball come from?

Further Explanation: Keep your eye on the ball is an informal way of telling someone to pay attention to a situation. It is commonly used in (and originates from) the game of baseball, to imply that players need to watch where the ball is at all times.