have a ball


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

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Climb, slide and have a ball on this interactive toy for babies and toddlers. Anna Lane, USA TODAY, 14 Oct. 2020 The event will also have a ball drop to celebrate the arrival of the new year at noon. Megan Becka, cleveland, 27 Dec. 2022 Some celebrities, though, were just there to have a ball. Isabel Lord, Forbes, 3 May 2022 Bonnie and Ike lounge by the pool while their daughters have a ball splashing around with Marty in the pool. Erin Qualey, Vulture, 26 Nov. 2021 Hope those guys have a ball at the Vanity Fair party. Vulture, 13 Mar. 2023 Kids and adults alike will have a ball with these pool games at your next summer party. Alison Allsopp, Country Living, 7 June 2022 Test your football-throwing accuracy — or just have a ball — with this inflatable challenge. Alesandra Dubin, Woman's Day, 16 May 2022 Businesses with pricing power or anything the economically active like to spend their money on will do well, because unlike the economically passive, the economically active will have a ball. Clem Chambers, Forbes, 10 Nov. 2021 See More

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“Have a ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20a%20ball. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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