Tennis: ball, line, score
|the ball's in your court||the next decision is yours to make||I told her that I loved her and now the ball is in her court.|
|keep your eye on the ball||focus/pay attention||The race is next week, I need to keep my eye on the ball if I want to win.|
|draw the line (at doing sth)||the limit to what a person will do||I'm happy to help Joanna with her homework, but I draw the line at doing it for her.|
|score points||do something to make people like you/
|Cara scored points by baking cupcakes for everyone.
Patrick scored points by listing the planets of the solar system.
|know the score||know the facts||Ask Michael, he always knows the score.|
|settle a score||take revenge on someone for something they have done in the past||Last time we played against Leeds they beat us 6–0. It was humiliating. Tonight’s our chance to settle the score.|