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    shahba_shahba is offline Newbie
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    behind the eight balls

    would you plz explain meanging of this phrase

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    Re: behind the eight balls

    'be behind the eight ball'- American & Australian, informal

    to be in a difficult situation and unable to make progress
    In a game of pool (= a game in which you hit numbered balls into holes around a table), if you are behind the black, number eight ball you are in a difficult position to take your next turn.

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