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balls

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    balls balls noun (taboo, slang) 1. ( BrE) nonsense • 胡说;废话:
    »Thatˈs a load of balls!
    那是一派胡言!
    2. [pl.] courage • 勇气:
    »Sheˈs got balls, Iˈll say that for her.
    我敢说她有胆量。
    »It took a lot of balls to do that.
    那么做需要很大的勇气。
    3. Balls! ( BrE) exclamation used as a swear word when you are disagreeing with sth, or when you are angry about sth • (粗俗话,表示不同意或恼怒) 【HELP】Less offensive ways to express this are ˈNonsense!ˈ, or ˈCome off it!ˈ • 较温和的用语是 Nonsense! 或 Come off it! verb 【PHR V】 ˌballs sth∽ˈup ( BrE, taboo, slang) • to spoil sth; to do sth very badly • 把…搞糟;弄得一塌糊涂 --› related noun [u]balls-up
    【HELP】A more polite way of saying this is foul sth up, mess sth up, or bungle sth. • 较礼貌的说法是 foul sth up、mess sth up 或 bungle sth。

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  • 2 balls-up

    balls-up ˈballs-up noun • (taboo, slang, especially BrE)something that has been done very badly • 混乱;一团糟:
    »I made a real balls-up of my exams.
    我考试考得一塌糊涂。
    * * *
    n. 混亂﹐一團糟

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  • balls up — (vulgar sl) 1. To make a muddle or mess of 2. To throw into confusion (ballsˈ up noun; ballsedˈ up adjective) • • • Main Entry: ↑ball * * * ˌballs ˈup [transitive] [ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Balls — steht für Edward Balls (* 1967), britischer Politiker Big Balls, deutsche Band Harvey Balls, kreisförmige Ideogramme Balls (Fernsehsender), Sportkanal auf den Philippinen Siehe auch Ball Bals …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • balls — [ bɔlz ] noun IMPOLITE 1. ) uncount confidence and the ability to deal with dangerous or difficult situations: NERVE: It takes balls to quit your job like that. 2. ) plural TESTICLES 3. ) uncount nonsense have someone by the balls to have… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • balls-up — balls ups N COUNT If you make a balls up of something, you do it very badly and make a lot of mistakes. [BRIT, INFORMAL, RUDE] He was in danger of making a real balls up of this. Syn: pig s ear …   English dictionary

  • balls-up — n [singular] BrE informal something that has been done very badly or not successfully ▪ Nigel made a complete balls up of the arrangements …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • balls — testicles, early 14c., from plural of BALL (Cf. ball) (n.1). See also ballocks. Meaning courage, nerve is from 1928. Balls to the wall, however, probably is from WWII Air Forces slang, from the ball that topped the aircraft throttle, thrust to… …   Etymology dictionary

  • balls — vulgar slang ► PLURAL NOUN 1) testicles. 2) courage; nerve. 3) (treated as sing. ) Brit. nonsense. ► VERB (balls up) ▪ bungle …   English terms dictionary

  • balls — alls, interj. nonsense. [PJC] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balls-up — alls up n. something badly botched or muddled; a foul up. [British] Syn: ballup, cockup, mess up, foul up. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • balls — [bôlz] interj. Slang nonsense * * * …   Universalium

  • balls-up — ► NOUN Brit. vulgar slang ▪ a bungled task or action …   English terms dictionary

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