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a whole new ball game

a whole new ball game

Date: Aug 07 2008

Themes: Pop Culture, Sports


1. Quote - Listen to the quote and guess what the slang means.

“I think it will be a whole new ball game.”

- Actor Bruce Campbell on the changes for the next season of his TV show, Burn Notice. (EW)


1. Definition - Study the definition.

when something changes and is no longer predictable

2. Use - Learn how the slang is used.

There’s a reason that games are played on the field and not on paper. Sometimes the team that isn’t expected to win does. Even if they have lost the last hundred games, each time a new game starts there’s a chance they will win. And maybe they suddenly added a great new player. If they did, it could be a whole new ballgame.

Whenever something changes a lot and the results are unpredictable, it’s a whole new ball game. One of the main characters has left the TV show that Bruce Campbell stars in, Burn Notice. He says that without him, it’s going to be a whole new ball game.


1. Examples - Hear some example sentences.

“Ever since online advertising became popular, it’s been a new ball game.”

“Erin didn’t like me before, but now that I have this new haircut, it’s going to be a whole new ball game.”


1. Winners - See who guessed the slang definition correctly.

lira a completely different situation, often one which is difficult or which you know very little about
by lira
a completely different situation, often one which is difficult or which you know very little about
by Caroline_:)
tarkaw a new situation
by tarkaw
very different thing ..
by Look.For.Smile
turnsbad total change
by turnsbad
zoe.wu bring about a new situation
by zoe.wu
getnikku a whole new and different scenario to deal with.
by getnikku
Juliny it means another situation that's too much different from the previous one.
by Juliny
dia_nna29 a completely new thing or story, not similar to the one before.
by dia_nna29
didiana something completely different...
by didiana
Sezai a completely different stuation
by Sezai
susanking another challenge. a new experience
by susanking
Pavlionka a fresh start; something completely different
by Pavlionka
karol422 a brand new start of career or other challenges
by karol422

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new change

12:49 PM Feb 14 2009 |

May Fishboy1989


Amercian like ball.ball is round,which people can’t think well

10:36 AM Aug 08 2008 |




has been changed!

09:02 AM Aug 08 2008 |




a new change, a new start!!

02:34 PM Aug 07 2008 |




This is a new thing happening and the result of it you already now. Although you don’t know exactly what will happen you know it will change in anyway. It will be “a whole new ball game”.

01:27 PM Aug 07 2008 |

new word

Saudi Arabia


11:28 AM Aug 07 2008 |

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