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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 ​yourcourt now.
(Definition of the ball is in sb's court from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the ball is in sb's court”
in Chinese (Simplified) 轮到(某人)作出反应(或采取行动)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 輪到(某人)作出反應(或採取行動)…
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