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
|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.
|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.