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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 lowland courts attained a degree of architectural elaboration not seen elsewhere, however, and were usually located close to the centres of the ceremonial precincts of major communities: the socio-political role of the ballgame in mediating stresses within the fabric of a rapidly urbanising Classic Maya society in the period between AD 600 and 850 has been under-investigated until now.
This was just a flat-out poor ballgame and if we won (the) ballgame we were going to be lucky because we did not play well at all.
Today, when dealing with national and international companies with deep pockets, it's a different ballgame.
However, consumer electronics is turning out to be an entirely different ballgame.
Internationally, it's a whole different ballgame," she said.
That was just the kind of ballgame where he didn't make enough quality pitches or get the job done the way he wanted to.
He is responsible for making the seventh-inning stretch almost as exciting as the game by starting the nationwide trend, still occurring today, of singing "Take Me Out To The Ballgame.