In today’s English Idioms for Newcomers, let’s take a look at this expression: “the ball is in your court.”
What does “the ball is in your court” mean?
“The ball is in your court” means:
- You have the responsibility of taking the next action or a making decision
- She apologized for betraying him and asked if they could continue their relationship. The ball is in Sam’s court now.
- I sent my application and all the requested documents to the employer and now the ball is in their court.
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