take the ball and run with it

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to take an idea and implement it (slang)

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  • take the ball and run (with it) — pick up/take the ball and run (with it) mainly American to take an idea or plan and develop it further. This is a good proposal. I think we should pick up the ball and run with it …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick take the ball and run with it — pick up/take the ˌball and ˈrun with it idiom (especially NAmE) to develop an idea or plan that already exists • It s up to the private sector to take the ball and run with it. • The mainstream media will pick up the ball and run with it. • …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick up the ball and run with it — phrase to take responsibility for getting something done, especially after someone else has tried and failed Thesaurus: to be responsible for somethingsynonym Main entry: ball * * * pick up/take the ˌball and ˈrun with it idiom (especially NAmE …   Useful english dictionary

  • pick up the ball and run (with it) — pick up/take the ball and run (with it) mainly American to take an idea or plan and develop it further. This is a good proposal. I think we should pick up the ball and run with it …   New idioms dictionary

  • pick up the ball and run with it — to take responsibility for getting something done, especially after someone else has tried and failed …   English dictionary

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