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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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The Irish Sunday People set the ball rolling in January when we exclusively revealed the town was demanding the return of the priceless treasure - at least for a temporary exhibition.
Crosshot (5-2) set the ball rolling in the Grainger Town Chase after Supple held him up till the last fence before drawing clear in effortless style to score by one and a quarter lengths from Blazing Dawn.
The Hull full-back (above) set the ball rolling in the fifth minute when he burst through.
Tony Williams set the ball rolling and Dean Johnstone, Liam Hancock and Jason Hislop completed the job.
The deposed skipper set the ball rolling in just eight minutes and further goals from Michael Ball and Ronald de Boer gave the Ibrox side a cushion that should prove enough in Moscow in a fortnight despite a late consolation for the Russians.
Hutchison set the ball rolling after being set up by Laurent Courtois, a French midfielder who arrived at Upton Park almost unnoticed in the summer from Toulouse.
After Bosuns Mate had set the ball rolling, the Gloucestershire trainer poked fun at journalist who said his stable was out of form, saying: "Before today I had five seconds this week and they say I am out of form, what do you have to do to be in form these days.
The boss has set the ball rolling but knows he faces competition from other top Euro- pean clubs.
Lloyds TSB set the ball rolling by urging the government to relax rules on banking takeovers.
Broadlands set the ball rolling after only 10 minutes when Aidean Taynton scored the opener.
SUNDAY racing returns with a vengeance today as Newmarket, Salisbury and Hamilton set the ball rolling for a busy summer of weekend action.
RANGERS supremo David Murray yesterday set the ball rolling on a new golf course which could create 200 jobs.