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Ball

A slang term in Hong Kong for $1 million. The term is most common in Hong Kong securities exchanges and other trading platforms. See also: Hong Kong dollar.
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But women protest that the whole dating scenario is no less ego-deflating for them, primarily, they say, because the man usually gets the ball rolling by making an evaluation of the woman's desirability--or lack of it.
We've been growing rapidly in the United States since we opened our first hotel in 1996, and this opening in Calgary just gets the ball rolling on our international development.
Guisborough gets the ball rolling with a weekend of events starting today and ending on Sunday.
Varun Chopra gets the ball rolling for Warwickshire at Edgbaston yesterday
The hope is that this policy order gets the ball rolling on limiting the amount of soda consumed by children and adults in our community," Davis said.
DOWN PLUNDER: Podolski gets the ball rolling with opener, Klose makes it 2-0, Muller adds another before Cacau completes the scoring.
Light-flyweight Paul Butler gets the ball rolling this evening and must overcome the disappointment of not going to the final Olympic qualifier by winning his first national title.