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drop the ball

phrase

Synonyms of drop the ball

to make a mistake
  • I'm so sorry I dropped the ball and forgot to buy the wine for the dinner party.

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“Drop the ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/drop%20the%20ball. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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