get the ball rolling (to)


get the ball rolling (to)
 Get things started.

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  • get the ball rolling — or[set the ball rolling] or[start the ball rolling] {informal} To start an activity or action; make a beginning; begin. * /George started the ball rolling at the party by telling a new joke./ Compare: KEEP THE BALL ROLLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get the ball rolling — or[set the ball rolling] or[start the ball rolling] {informal} To start an activity or action; make a beginning; begin. * /George started the ball rolling at the party by telling a new joke./ Compare: KEEP THE BALL ROLLING …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ the\ ball\ rolling — • get the ball rolling • set the ball rolling • start the ball rolling informal To start an activity or action; make a beginning; begin. George started the ball rolling at the party by telling a new joke. Compare: keep the ball rolling …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get the ball rolling — If you get the ball rolling, you start something so that it can start making progress …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • get the ball rolling — phrasal or start the ball rolling : to initiate an activity usually to be engaged in by two or more people hesitant to begin the teacher started the ball rolling by posing a large general question on which all were sure to have an opinion * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get the ball rolling — to begin something. We ve been trying to get the ball rolling on construction of a new playground. She was hoping that a meeting with senior managers would get the ball rolling …   New idioms dictionary

  • get the ball rolling — verb To begin; to start some action; to set in motion. Did you ever get the ball rolling on your plans to build a shed? …   Wiktionary

  • get the ball rolling —    If you get the ball rolling, you start something so that it can start making progress.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • get the ball rolling — start something Let s get the ball rolling and start working …   Idioms and examples

  • Get the ball rolling —   If you get the ball rolling, you start something so that it can start making progress …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • get the ball rolling — ► start (or get or set) the ball rolling make a start. Main Entry: ↑ball …   English terms dictionary