Set an activity in motion; make a start: to start the ball rolling, the government was asked to contribute a million dollars to the fund
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- The out-going General Manager has started the ball rolling!
- I want our meeting in Waterford to set the ball rolling on the next generation of waste management policies - to find a better way of using our natural resources and managing our waste.
- Using his own money and living in his parent's basement, he got the ball rolling on the organisation.
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