the ball's in your court

the ball's in your court
the ball's in your court
The responsibility for the next move is yours
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Main Entry:ball
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the ball's in your court see under ↑ball1
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Main Entry:court

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • (the) ball is in your court — the ball is in (your) court you need to react or answer. We made a reasonable offer for the house, and now the ball is in their court. Etymology: based on the sports meaning of court (= the playing area in games like tennis) …   New idioms dictionary

  • the ball is in your court — ► the ball is in your court it is up to you to make the next move. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary

  • the ball's in your court — If somebody says this to you, they mean that it s up to you to decide or take the next step …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • the ball is in your court — it is up to you to make the next move * * * the ball is in your court ◇ If the ball is in your court, you are the person who is expected or required to do something. What do you think we should do now? The ball is in your court. She s waiting for …   Useful english dictionary

  • the ball's in your court — you speak or act now, it s your turn    She offered to pay $1900 for your car, so the ball s in your court …   English idioms

  • (the) ball is in your court — the ball is in your/sb s ˈcourt idiom it is your/sb s responsibility to take action next • They ve offered me the job, so the ball s in my court now. Main entry: ↑ballidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • the Ball is in your court — Meaning The next move is up to you. Origin From tennis, where you must play the ball back to the opponent s court whenever it comes into yours …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • the ball is in your court — it is up to you to make the next move. → ball …   English new terms dictionary

  • the ball's in your court —    If somebody says this to you, they mean that it s up to you to decide or take the next step.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • The ball's in your court —   If somebody says this to you, they mean that it s up to you to decide or take the next step …   Dictionary of English idioms

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