- n.球; 棒球（投手投出的）坏球; 拇指球; 舞会;
- vt.做成球状，使成团块; （指男性）和（女性）交媾（美式英语）;
- vi.呈球形，成团块; [美国俚语、口语]狂欢作乐，消遣; 尽情作乐，尽情地玩;
- 复数: balls;
- 第三人称单数: balls;
- 过去式: balled;
- 过去分词: balled;
- 现在分词: balling;
Without a crystal ball, it's impossible to say where we'll be next year.
He succeeded in propelling the ball across the line.
He was injured during a tussle for the ball.
a ball of wool
Dave pulled a back muscle and could barely kick the ball.
A rubber ball bounces well.
I was dressed as a horseman at the ball.
Don't swing at the ball; take carefully aim.
He threw the ball, and the dog made after it.
The ball team give him the gate because he never came to practice.
Many of the dancers at the fancy dress ball wore colourful masks.
He has pitched his ball into my house.
He struck the ball beautifully.
The boy's ball ended up on the garage roof.
The centre forward headed the ball into goal.
It's possible to score six runs off a single ball, if you hit it far and high enough.
The ball hopped around the playing field.
Why are children not allowed to play ball games in the park?
The rolling ball came to rest at the foot of the hill.
The footballer kicked at the ball but missed and fell flat on his face.
When a fast ball lands short of you, you have to play back.
At the last moment, the player was able to hit the ball in and so ensure his team's victory.
He caught up the ball as it rolled along and threw it back.
The ball struck him so hard that he nearly fell into the water.
The ball caught him on the head.
The ball drifted on the water.
The third baseman let the ball roll between his feet.
He will do well in that work because he has a lot on the ball.
A ball came hurtling towards her face.
A hedgehog rolls itself into a ball when attacked.
You may have heard some of the fashion industry horror stories: models eating tissues or cotton balls to hold off hunger, and models collapsing from hunger-induced heart attacks just seconds after they step off the runway.
Now, she attributes much of her understanding of college to that: But once I got to campus, it was a completely different ball game that no one really prepared me for.
Bates College in Maine and Ball State University in Indiana are among other colleges offering three-year options.
I chose a red rubber ball-simple, universally available.
2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文
If a basketball star is, for example, trying to gain a high personal point total, he may take a shot himself when it would be better to pass the ball to a teammate, affecting the team's performance.
2019年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文
It took a few youthful and daring businessmen to get the ball rolling.
2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文
She was knocked down by a ball.
2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 选项
You can play with all the dogs at the ball house.
2015年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文收起真题例句
1. round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games;
"the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"
"the mayor threw out the first ball"
"the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
2. a solid ball shot by a musket;
"they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"
3. an object with a spherical shape;
"a ball of fire"
4. the people assembled at a lavish formal dance;
"the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"
5. one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens;
"she kicked him in the balls and got away"
6. a spherical object used as a plaything;
"he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"
7. a compact mass;
"a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"
8. a lavish formal dance
9. a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass; ball of the human foot or ball at the base of the thumb;
"he stood on the balls of his feet"
10. a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of 9 players; teams take turns at bat trying to score run;
"he played baseball in high school"
"there was a baseball game on every empy lot"
"there was a desire for National League ball in the area"
11. a pitch that is not in the strike zone;
"he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"
1. form into a ball by winding or rolling;
ball 球, 球状物
the ball is in your court
it is up to you to make the next move
a ball of fire
a person who is full of energy and enthusiasm
the ball of the foot
the rounded protuberant part of the foot at the base of the big toe
the ball of the thumb
the rounded protuberant part of the hand at the base of the thumb
have a lot (或 not much) on the ball
have a lot of (or not much) ability
keep the ball rolling
maintain the momentum of an activity
keep one's eye on (或 take one's eye off) the ball
keep (or fail to keep) one's attention focused on the matter in hand
on the ball
alert to new ideas, methods, and trends
play a ball game such as baseball or cricket
start (或 get , set) the ball rolling
set an activity in motion; make a start
the whole ball of wax
(N. Amer. informal)everything
have a ball
(informal)enjoy oneself greatly
To confuse; bungle.
on the ball【非正式用语】
Alert, competent, or efficient
a teacher who is really on the ball.
Relating to qualities, such as competence, skill, or knowledge, that are necessary for success
a manager who has a lot on the ball; a student who has nothing on the ball.
脚掌前内 侧 拇指腕掌 脚掌前内侧
球头挂板，ball-clevis 球头挂钩， ball-hook 球头挂环，ball-eye
- ball breaker
This job is a real ball-breaker.
The task I got assigned was a ball-buster. for sure.
The boss is a real ball-breaker, and I don't know how long I can go on with this job.
They have special management schools to train ball-breakers.
Tom told me about that wife of his. A real ball-buster. isn't she?
- golf ball
The kids had a very nice game ot golf balls.
- ball breaker