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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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So this is not unfamiliar to us, and we've been pretty good damn good about understanding what's going on, figuring it out, and getting the ball rolling in the right direction again.
The home side lost the lead twice, club record signing Hernandez getting the ball rolling with an impeccable first-half header and Diame restoring the advantage against the side he left on transfer deadline day.
So thank you Mr Kox, on getting the ball rolling on a list of weird and wonderful names.
Adrian, 54, said: "I'd really like to raise as much money as possible, which is why I'm getting the ball rolling now.
A bizarre feature of the first half was three own goals - all from central defenders - with City's Ian Dixon getting the ball rolling after nine minutes.
I had high expectations of getting an early win and getting the ball rolling.
It's just a case of getting the ball rolling with fitness really, closing people down and then getting hold of the ball.
Parental Alienation Awareness Day, which was held on April 25, was successful at getting the ball rolling, and we hope to continue that momentum in the coming weeks and months.
And for 20 minutes in the second half he became the game's most influential player, seeking possession in his own half and then getting the ball rolling.
getting the ball rolling, and to all trainers, owners, family and friends for their support during the last ten months.
He brought the biography of Malcolm X to the screen, recounted one of the horrors of the civil-rights struggle in ``4 Little Girls,'' got in everybody's face with his controversial ``Do the Right Thing'' and is credited with getting the ball rolling for indie filmmakers with his 1986 feature debut ``She's Gotta Have It.
Among the shows getting the ball rolling are Best In The World, focusing on the world of darts, and The Price of Everything, Daniel Bye's look at the things we value and why.