(The) Ball’s in Your Court
It’s your turn to make an offer or decision
- It's up to you what to do - the ball is in your court now.
(To Not Have) A Horse in This Race
To have no preference in the outcome of a competition
- I’m fine with either Olivia or Jason as president. I don’t have a horse in this race.
Say or do something unexpected to someone
- Every so often life will throw you a curveball.
A rough estimate
- According to my ballpark figure the monthly mortgage payment is about$ 1400.Since both of us work I think we can handle it okay.
Start/Set/Get the Ball Rolling
Do something to begin a process
- I decided to set the ball rolling and got up to dance.
A powerful, influential person
- Have you seen his résumé? He's a real heavy hitter.
Hit It Out of the (ball)Park
- I'm pretty sure I hit that test out of the ballpark.
Jump Through Hoops
Complete a series of tasks in order to satisfy someone
- We had to jump through hoops to get my Dad admitted to hospital.
Throw in the Towel
To give up, admit defeat
- Three of the original five candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination have now thrown in the towel.