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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 New Yorker's Arlene Croce started the ball rolling when, in 1984, she coined the term ``Eurotrash'' to define Bausch and labeled her work ``the pornography of pain.
Directionally, that's what really started the ball rolling this year toward our 2001 festival's New Orleans theme, dedication, and headliners.
CallumJoyce started the ball rolling in the next game as he scored twice with Alex King getting two goals and Daniel May one.
Boyd started the ball rolling when he grabbed a firstminute opener, before Carlos Cuellar helped himself to the clincher after the break.
Captain Chris Riggott started the ball rolling for the home side on 34 minutes and then Aiyegbeni Yakubu struck from the penalty spot before the break.
Williams started the ball rolling by having Stuart Carlisle caught by Matthew Hayden for one with the team total on two.
has started the ball rolling and this time I hope ``real'' anglers are consulted.
Bids can be made at any time and one of the directors has started the ball rolling by bidding pounds 2,000.
A 10-5 defeat of Kings High started the ball rolling Lane's way while a decisive 16-7 beating of Bablake emphasised the side's potential.
The champion jockey started the ball rolling in the 2.
He started the ball rolling in typical fashion when he had to use all his strength to force Dark Moondancer (4-1) home from favourite Mowbray in the Milcars Conditions Stakes.
We are delighted that this project has started the ball rolling.