keep the ball rolling

keep the ball rolling
maintain the momentum of an activity.
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English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • keep the ball rolling — keep up an activity or action, not allow something that is happening to slow or stop We should try to keep the ball rolling and get as much of our work done while everyone is still here …   Idioms and examples

  • keep the ball rolling — phrasal : to give continued impetus or momentum to an activity already in progress when the conversation began to lag, the host always kept the ball rolling by introducing a new topic of common interest without seeming to have done it purposely * …   Useful english dictionary

  • Keep the Ball Rolling — Infobox Album | Name = Keep the Ball Rolling Type = Album Artist = Bryn Haworth Released = 1979 Recorded = 1979 Genre = Folk/Gospel/R B Label = A M AMLH 68507 Keep the Ball Rolling is the fourth studio album by Bryn Haworth.Track listing# Keep… …   Wikipedia

  • keep the ball rolling — set/start the ball rolling to do something which starts an activity, or to start doing something in order to encourage other people to do the same. The product has been a great success, and we hope this advertising campaign will keep the ball… …   New idioms dictionary

  • keep the ball rolling — continue the work, encourage us to continue    Reg will keep the ball rolling. He won t allow the work to stop …   English idioms

  • keep the ball rolling — {v. phr.}, {informal} To keep up an activity or action; not allow something that is happening to slow or stop. * /Clyde kept the ball rolling at the party by dancing with a lamp shade on his head./ Compare: GET THE BALL ROLLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep the ball rolling — {v. phr.}, {informal} To keep up an activity or action; not allow something that is happening to slow or stop. * /Clyde kept the ball rolling at the party by dancing with a lamp shade on his head./ Compare: GET THE BALL ROLLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep\ the\ ball\ rolling — v. phr. informal To keep up an activity or action; not allow something that is happening to slow or stop. Clyde kept the ball rolling at the party by dancing with a lamp shade on his head. Compare: get the ball rolling …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get or start (or keep) the ball rolling — idi get or start (or keep) the ball rolling, to initiate (or continue) an activity …   From formal English to slang

  • keep the ball rolling — v. maintain a conversation; continue business operations …   English contemporary dictionary

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