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Ball is in your court

Ball is in your court

Meaning of Ball is in your court
It is up to you to make the next decision or step.
1) It is your responsibility now.
2) It is your problem now.
3) I did my part, now it is up to you.

What is the origin of Ball is in your court
This term comes from tennis, where it means it is the opponent\'s turn to serve or return the ball, and has been transferred to other activities.
How to use idiom "Ball is in your court" in sentences?
  • I have done all I can; now the ball\'s in your court.
  • It is not Johnís fault the deal is not finished, he made the last offer. The ball is in Madisonís court now.

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Have one\'s hands full

To be extremely busy
To be busy or totally occupied with someone or something
To be so busy that you do not have time to do anything else

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Usage Examples

  • I have my hands full with my three children.
  • You have your hands full with managing the store.
  • He already has his hands full with two kids and a full-time job, yet he still makes time to volunteer.