Catch Word #64 – Having a ball

Most people learning English know the word ball. We can use it in a few different ways though, and it is used in many expressions! To have a ball describes a fun time! In this episode we have a ball giving you examples and explanations. We also included similar expressions like, to have a blast, to have a riot, and to have the time of your life!


Expressions included in the learning materialshavingfun

  • To have a ball
  • A ball
  • The music is still in my head
  • Coulda been anything
  • To have a blast
  • Blast
  • It wouldn’t be the same without you
  • It was a riot
  • To have the time of your life

Sample transcript

Harp: Robin, how was the concert yesterday?
Robin:  Incredible. The music is still in my head. I had such a ball. I had a real good time.
Harp: That’s awesome. So the band was great?
Robin: It was amazing. You would’ve had a good time.
Harp: That’s too bad that I missed it.
Robin: It is.
Harp: Next time. So in that example, Robin went to a concert and had a really fun time. He had a great time so he used the expression to have a ball.

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