Definition of long ball in English:

long ball

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noun

  • (In sport) a ball that is hit, kicked, or thrown a long way.
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    • Bridge had thrown out a superb long ball to the winger and just when it looked like he was away for his third, play was called back.
    • Carragher throws a long ball into the box, which Crouch wins, but he's offside.
    • He gives good long balls, but you can't always score from long balls.

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