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English definition of “set/start the ball rolling”

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set/start the ball rolling

to begin an activity that involves a group of people: I've started the ball rolling by setting up a series of meetings.Causing things to happen
Translations of “set/start the ball rolling”
in Russian начинать дело…
in Turkish ortak bir eylemi başlatmak, ilk vuruşu yapmak…
in Polish zrobić pierwszy ruch…
(Definition of set/start the ball rolling from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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