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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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Getting the ball rolling on the England-Australia war of words, when asked whether he thought Alastair Cook's men would cruise to a fourth successive Ashes series triumph, a typically bullish Botham replied: "Yeah, yeah, yeah.
We're just looking forward now to two weeks' time and getting the ball rolling again.
Henry wasted little time in getting the ball rolling for the Lions, curling home a sweet 25-yard free kick with just over three minutes on the clock.
Glamorgan are understandably staunch supporters of the move and Matthew has played a considerable role in getting the ball rolling this time around.
Chepstow is among the venues getting the ball rolling tomorrow, staging a fixture that often features at least one previously unexposed runner who graduates into Pattern races.
After being invited to bat, the Bears took the bull by the horns and showed some exciting stroke-play, with Neil Carter and Ian Bell getting the ball rolling.
After getting the ball rolling in an apprentice handicap at Salisbury last month, he scored twice more at a similar level within the space of a fortnight.
And it all started with Valerie getting the ball rolling.
A new survey commissioned by retailer Best Buy shows that although Americans are excited about technology, they're somewhat intimidated about getting the ball rolling.
We are, of course, getting the ball rolling with a Riddick Bowe evening in the Terrace Bar next month.
Cllr Roberts said: "I'm really pleased Gwynedd council are finally getting the ball rolling on a long overdue project.
So thank you Mr Pound for getting the ball rolling on a list of weird and wonderful names.