have\ smth\ on\ the\ ball

have\ smth\ on\ the\ ball
v. phr. slang colloquial
To be smart, clever; to be skilled and have the necessary know-how.

You can trust Syd; he's got a lot on the ball or he's got something on the ball.

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • have smth on the ball — be smart, clever, skilled She really has a lot on the ball. She should do well in whatever she chooses to do …   Idioms and examples

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