get/set/start the ball rolling

idiom

Definition of get/set/start the ball rolling

informal
: to begin an activity or process At the meeting, she tried to get the ball rolling by asking a few questions.

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“Get/set/start the ball rolling.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%2Fset%2Fstart%20the%20ball%20rolling. Accessed 26 Oct. 2020.

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