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on the ball

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1 paying close attention usually for the purpose of anticipating approaching danger or opportunity
  • The cops in this town are always on the ball.

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2 having the required skills for an acceptable level of performance
  • The new hire is really on the ball.

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“On the ball.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/on%20the%20ball. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.

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