Idiom:  have a ball


Idiom:  have a ball

  • to celebrate an occasion
  • to have an enjoyable time doing something
  • to take pleasure in something

Example sentences

  • I used to hate exercise but I started taking dance lessons and now I’m exercising and having a ball at the same time.
  • We had a ball on the cruise and have already planned to take another one in Alaska in the summer.
  • I don't understand why everybody said I'd have a ball at the prom. It wasn't much different than a regular dance party.
  • Did you see my parents photos from their trip to Paris? They had a ball and want to repeat the trip next year.
  • Where were you last night? We really had a ball at the baseball game and missed you.
  • My husband and I had such a ball watching Phantom of the Opera in London.  We really love going to the theater.
  • I can't wait to hear about your anniversary party. Did everyone have a ball?
  • I'm jealous! You're going to have a ball at the wine tasting event.


  • have a blast
  • have a good time
  • have fun

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