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    Ball of chalk

    New Entry: 'Ball of chalk' has just been added to the Idioms area of UsingEnglish.com.


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    Re: Ball of chalk

    I have never heard this idiom used in AmE.

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    Re: Ball of chalk

    It's not that common in BrE, but I someone used it in an interview and I rather liked it. I hadn't heard it in a while and thought it should be more used.

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    Re: Ball of chalk

    Quote Originally Posted by Tdol View Post
    It's not that common in BrE, but I someone used it in an interview and I rather liked it. I hadn't heard it in a while and thought it should be more used.
    Did you mean to say "... but I someone used it in an interview ..."?
    Last edited by kadioguy; 28-Jun-2020 at 03:59.
    I am not a teacher. If there is anything ungrammatical in my post, please correct it. I am grateful for your help.

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    Re: Ball of chalk

    Quote Originally Posted by kadioguy View Post
    Did you mean to say "... but I someone used it in an interview ..."?
    Nice catch, kadioguy!

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    #6

    Re: Ball of chalk

    Late night typing- I heard someone use it. I would not delete the word I on the grounds of self-importance.

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