Thursday 15 February 2007

Phrase of the Day! 26: 'on the ball'

"to be on the ball"

definition: A football player is said to be on the ball when having control of the ball and looking for a scoring opportunity or someone to pass to.
Therefore on the ball has come to mean alert, efficient etc.

(mít přehled, být na koni)

example: "He really knows what he is talking about; he is definitely on the ball"

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