by the balls so as to be rendered powerless
an exclamation of strong disagreement, contempt, annoyance, etc
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How to use balls in a sentence
Make a batch of these rum balls, climb into a onesie, and let your favorite movie do the rest.
Does he have the balls to run again after someone resigns over ethical issues?
Hell, one of the Dixie Chicks even offered to Uber her balls over to the company.Sony: Hollywood’s Most Subversive Studio Under Attack | Marlow Stern | December 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
It was, we have to have a team, all the right balls, a big field, and everything has to look right and be right.
With a 1¾-inch ice cream scoop (or two spoons), scoop round balls of dough onto the prepared sheet pans.Make These Barefoot Contessa Salty Oatmeal Chocolate Chunk Cookies | Ina Garten | November 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
Many of their cannon balls that fell far short of us, were collected and returned to them with powerful effect.
It reminds me of those snow-balls the boys roll up at home—the crowd gathers as it proceeds!Music-Study in Germany | Amy Fay
When every eye was fixed upon the balls, he and Lebas met, as they had ultimately agreed, in the smoking-room.Checkmate | Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
Several cannon balls were also discovered while making excavations on this island, about 1853.