English version

a fast/good/long etc ball

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha fast/good/long etc balla fast/good/long etc ballDSa ball that is thrown, hit, or kicked fast etc in a game or sport He hit a long ball to right field. ball
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a fast/good/long etc ballA bit like Dorigo ie he can cross a good ball when necessary.Pow, Janir hit a long ball into the blackberry bushes beside the creek.Leeds do play a lot of football, but they hit a long ball as well.Anyway he is 24, is a good ball winner and throws himself around a bit.Root threw me a fast ball.Phillips seized on a long ball and found himself with only Manninger to beat.Jackson will supplant Charlie Ward as the starting point guard, giving the team a better ball distributor.
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