keep the ball rolling


: to cause an activity or process to continue
I've started the preparations for the party, but it's up to you to keep the ball rolling.

Examples of keep the ball rolling in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Eight of Wands: Your hard work is paying off in the month of July and you are being asked to keep the ball rolling in the right direction! Meghan Rose, Glamour, 1 Dec. 2022 Herbert and the Chargers look to keep the ball rolling next week against the Raiders on Monday Night Football. oregonlive, 26 Sep. 2021 William, 39, visited Dulwich Hamlets club in southeast London on Thursday afternoon, joining forces with podcaster and former soccer star Peter Crouch to keep the ball rolling on a new initiative. Simon Perry,, 23 Sep. 2021 Other Arizona sports teams have since jumped in to keep the ball rolling, with the Coyotes hosting the couple's third date at their game Wednesday and the Cardinals volunteering to host another. Alexis Potter, The Arizona Republic, 7 May 2021

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“Keep the ball rolling.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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