have a ball

idiom

informal
: to have fun : to spend time in a very enjoyable way
Everyone had a ball at the party.

Examples of have a ball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Non-parading groups will just have a ball, a tableau or an opening skit. USA TODAY, 12 Feb. 2024 Prepare to wait -- but prepare, too, to have a ball. Miami Herald Archives, Miami Herald, 8 Feb. 2024 American Kennel Club With the recognition, Lancashire heelers will be able to run with the pack and have a ball at dog shows, including the Westminster Kennel Club show, as part of the Herding Group. Aliza Chasan, CBS News, 3 Jan. 2024 The surprising trio seemed to have a ball Thursday night (Oct. 12), grabbing drinks and posing for a picture shared to Instagram by Maluma. Hannah Dailey, Billboard, 13 Oct. 2023 Price at time of publication: $80 The Best Indoor Toys and Games to Inspire Active Play Hatchimals Alive Family Carton View On Amazon View On Target View On Walmart Kids who love a surprise in every toy will have a ball with the Hatchimals Alive Family Carton. Dorian Smith-Garcia, Parents, 22 Oct. 2023 Madonna fans will have a ball spotting all of the references and Easter eggs to her endless list of guises over the decades. Liam Hess, Vogue, 20 Oct. 2023 Vince Vaughn appeared to have a ball while referencing some of the popular films from his oeuvre during an appearance on ESPN’s College GameDay. Ryan Gajewski, The Hollywood Reporter, 23 Sep. 2023 Mateo didn’t have a ball hit to him during his two innings. Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 5 Aug. 2023

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“Have a ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20ball. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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