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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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My two sons became my ballgame companions, each developing his own love for the game.
Then, think about all those little things you probably take for granted, things that you almost certainly did differently before you had 24/7/365 access to a high-speed Internet connection: checking the weather forecast before you leave for work, checking the traffic situation before you leave work to head home, or checking the score of last night's ballgame. Then, you can also send a last-minute e-card to a friend or relative whose birthday you almost forgot; look up quotations, song lyrics, and the meanings and spellings of words; find out what is playing and when at local movie theaters; search for recipes that use ingredients you already have on hand, and discover statistical information to either make your point or defend yourself in an argument.
In addition, the entire stadium is pressure washed after each ballgame. The entire process takes between 4 and 6 hours.
It will attract any with an interest in world baseball or in collectible ballgame cards--and many a browser with an interest in neither!
Assigning credit for historical development is a lot harder than deciding which pitcher in a ballgame deserves the win.
it will be a whole new ballgame. We know so little about the structure of cometary nuclei that almost every moment we expect to learn something new.
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BILL Maybe they were at a loud ballgame. Your friend said, "Would you go out with Taryn?" and he heard: "Do you have a dog named Sharon?" Happens all the time.
She looked off to the edge of the yard, and I was thinking to myself that maybe that weekend she might come with us to a ballgame. Ballgames, fried corn and catfish, dominoes on the porch, Albert King on the radio.
And if you don't like it, then watch a ballgame (there are more than 30 sports channels these days), the news (around the clock, not just when Walter, Chet, and David feel like it) or even the Weather Channel.
"I was impressed with how they kept making some plays to stay in the ballgame," Riley said.