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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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Claire has started the ball rolling within the youth club itself.
Prince Khalid Abdullah, said: "He started the ball rolling at Chester last season, which was great, so we know he handles the track.
Luke Worsley started the ball rolling with a great individual try, closely followed by Matty Bailey's blistering run and swan dive over the Wyke try line to take an early 10-point lead.
But in the 28th minute McShane started the ball rolling by diverting the ball off his chest and past Gordon from Birmingham free-kick and it was back and fore before John's late equaliser.
Thomas Penney started the ball rolling as he won the first event at the Alison Nicholas Golf Academy in Birmingham.
Taylor started the ball rolling when he headed home a cross by Josh Low, before Kirk made it 2-0 two minutes later with a close-range header.
Ascot and Hamilton started the ball rolling. Newton Abbot is the latest to give it a push.
St Paul himself started the ball rolling. His letters form one third of the New Testament.
Stourbridge's Richard Wilde started the ball rolling with the first of his two tries before Evans retaliated.
I played three nights a week in a local bar for 25 bucks a night, and that what started the ball rolling."
McFarlane, who viewed himself as a foreign policy mover-and-shaker because of his prior associations with Henry Kissinger (MacFarlane was his military aide) and Al Haig (McFarlane was counselor in his State Department), relates how he started the ball rolling on what became the biggest scandal in the Reagan administration.
Alex Pearce started the ball rolling after three minutes by heading in a Brian Howard corner.