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    back on the mound !!!


    In the new series alpha I heard at the end of E1 this sentence:

    You're back on the mound,
    Mr. Hicks.

    Is it an idiom and what does it mean please .

    I always appreciate your help.

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    Re: back on the mound !!!

    It's from baseball. The pitcher is in control of the game, he throws the ball that the player on the other team tries to hit. He throws from a mound of dirt, an elevated place.

    To be on the mound means to be back at your game, back in control.

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    #3

    Talking Re: back on the mound !!!

    Thanks for your explanation.

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