Daily English Idiom – To Be On The Ball

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To Be On The Ball

What does the English idiom, to be all set mean? Someone who is on the ball is well informed & knowledgeable. We say that [someone] is on the ball. Here are some examples:

  • Seems like the new manager is on the ball. He really understands our business.
  • Sam’s boyfriend isn’t really on the ball. I wonder what she sees in him.
  • That cashier at the shop wasn’t on the ball, so it took a long time to check out.

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