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have a ball

have a ball

Date: May 29 2014

Themes: Celebrity, Hobbies, Party, Pop Culture

Quote

1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

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“We’re having a ball. It’s been a really crazy, but exciting experience.”

Actor Ben Savage, talking about working on the set of Girl Meets World

Definition

1. Definition - Study the definition.

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have a good time, enjoy oneself, have fun

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

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What’s your favorite sport? Although some people might say swimming or running or riding a bicycle, most people will name something that involves a ball, such as soccer, basketball, volleyball, baseball, or football. Little kids and babies love balls, too. Big or little, hard or soft, round or not, balls are always a lot of fun! And anyone who has a ball is also having a good time.

In fact, that’s exactly what the expression have a ball means… having fun. Of course, you don’t have to be holding an actual ball to have a ball. You can have a ball listening to your favorite band and having a dance party with your friends. Kids might have a ball playing in the water on a hot day. Someone who works all the time might have a ball on vacation, doing absolutely nothing.

Actor Ben Savage, star of the American television show Boy Meets World, said that he and co-star Danielle Fishel are having a ball filming the new series Girl Meets World. They are enjoying the chance to play the same characters again and having fun on set.

What do you have a ball doing?

Examples

1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

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“Hey Sarah, I had a ball at your birthday party last week. We should get our friends together more often.”

“Our new puppy had a ball at the beach. He loved running into the ocean and playing in the waves.”

“Sophie is going to have a ball on vacation this year. She’s spending a month in Europe!”

Winners

1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

to have fun
by Stanislav71
Manu4 Having a good time
by Manu4
a2020 Ready to play and have joy.
by a2020
ortiz2037 Have a great time, enjoy a lot..
by ortiz2037

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Sergijko

Sergijko

Ukraine

Unfortunately, nowadays there is no having a ball in Ukraine until on the East there is a war

10:04 AM Feb 16 2015 |

Mayer

Mayer

Colombia

I was in Spain last week. I had a ball visiting nieuw places around.

05:27 AM Jun 10 2014 |

ahmet55

ahmet55

Austria

I feel that having balls during specific times is interesting but holding them over the time is more important. I really love my balls and protect them for future. OMG.!!! Take the positive meaning, pls. Never mind. 


Anyway, when I’m beside on my family, nice guys with a happy feeling indeed I have my ball. I’m the sort of person who loves colorful balls. Go on a tripe (very much), spending time on various kinds of sports and lots of other habits and entertainments. 

12:56 PM Jun 06 2014 |

1 person likes this

sunny_ling88

China

I have a ball when I was on holiday, I take my son go outside for play with my family. if I have more than two days we go traveling to the other city, seeing nice view and taste special food.

07:42 PM Jun 05 2014 |

chubby1891

Philippines

I have this ball, a liitle one but I used it often.

02:42 AM Jun 02 2014 |

kate855

Cambodia

I have a ball listening to my favourite songs !!

01:27 PM Jun 01 2014 |

waterbender

Belarus

have a ball studying medicine

12:52 PM May 31 2014 |

Moriza

Moriza

Ukraine

Yes,Seiyf,like this.


Thank you.

06:18 AM May 31 2014 |

Seiyf_khawas

Turkey

Mariana,


do you have a red BALLoon ))


like this?




05:06 AM May 31 2014 |

Moriza

Moriza

Ukraine

I have a ball,red balloon, and I love it so much.

10:44 AM May 30 2014 |

oalkathiri

oalkathiri

United Arab Emirates

i had a ball but now i miss it

04:36 PM May 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

cmoriwaki

United States

I have a ball in front of the TV every after dinner.

03:57 PM May 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

veronica_mourad

Egypt

I have a ball in listening music  

03:42 PM May 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

a2020

a2020

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

I have a ball when i listen to english it is one of my best interets.

11:54 AM May 29 2014 |

2 people like this

naira71

naira71

Azerbaijan

I have a ball when go to interesting places around  .Summer is agood time for it,sea,forests,trips to mountains,isnt it amazing?

11:29 AM May 29 2014 |

mahbubeh92

mahbubeh92

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

SINCE I HAVE JOINED EBABY I  HAD  A BALL..ofcourse i have a ball in learning new things in english

11:03 AM May 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

abdulhalimhasan

Syrian Arab Republic

there are money occasion to have a ball such as to get friends togother and going to beach

09:57 AM May 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

lira_

lira_

Russian Federation

I have a ball learning languages or watching an interesting movie.

07:46 AM May 29 2014 |

dmcc

dmcc

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i have balls in e baby haha.._

07:42 AM May 29 2014 |

1 person likes this

samine_sh

samine_sh

Iran, Islamic Republic Of

i have a ball in E-BABY

07:36 AM May 29 2014 |

4 people like this

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