English version

a whole new ball game

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englisha whole new ball gamea whole new ball gameDIFFERENTa situation that is very different from the one you are used to I used to be a teacher, so working in an office is a whole new ball game. ball game
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a whole new ball gameI used to be a teacher, so working in an office is a whole new ball game.Although not my cup of tea, I must admit Manchester United is a whole new ball game.So obviously if he's hidden this one, he's playing a whole new ball game.Read in studio Still to come on Central News, it's a whole new ball game.
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