start (or get or set) the ball rolling

start (or get or set) the ball rolling
start (or get or set) the ball rolling
make a start.
ball

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  • get/set the ball rolling — ► start (or get or set) the ball rolling make a start. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary

  • set the ball rolling — ► start (or get or set) the ball rolling make a start. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary

  • set the ball rolling — See: GET THE BALL ROLLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set the ball rolling — See: GET THE BALL ROLLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set\ the\ ball\ rolling — • get the ball rolling • set the ball rolling • start the ball rolling informal To start an activity or action; make a beginning; begin. George started the ball rolling at the party by telling a new joke. Compare: keep the ball rolling …   Словарь американских идиом

  • set the ball rolling — get/set/start/the ball rolling phrase to make something start happening There are several things we should discuss. Who’d like to start the ball rolling? Thesaurus: to make something start to exist or happensynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the ball rolling — ► start (or get or set) the ball rolling make a start. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary

  • start the ball rolling — ► start (or get or set) the ball rolling make a start. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary

  • start the ball rolling — phrasal see get the ball rolling * * * get/set/start/the ball rolling phrase to make something start happening There are several things we should discuss. Who’d like to start the ball rolling? Thesaurus: to make something start to exist or happen …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the ball rolling — or[set the ball rolling] or[start the ball rolling] {informal} To start an activity or action; make a beginning; begin. * /George started the ball rolling at the party by telling a new joke./ Compare: KEEP THE BALL ROLLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

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