Meaning: If someone drops the ball, they are not doing their job or taking their responsibilities seriously enough and let something go wrong.
- Category: Sport
Idioms similar to 'Drop the ball'
- Take your eye off the ball
- On the ball
- Keep your eye on the ball
- Run with the ball
- Get the ball rolling
- Ball is in your court
- Play ball
- The ball's in your court
- Curve ball
- Whole new ball game
- A lost ball in the high weeds
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