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English definition of “the ball is in sb's court”

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the ball is in sb's court

If the ball is in someone's court, they have to do something before any progress can be made in a situation: It's up to you what to do - the ball is in your court now.
Translations of “the ball is in sb's court”
in Chinese (Traditional) 輪到(某人)作出反應(或採取行動)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 轮到(某人)作出反应(或采取行动)…
(Definition of the ball is in sb's court from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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