in the ballpark
phrasal approximately correct <
my first guess wasn't even in the ballpark
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • in the ballpark — This means that something is close to the adequate or required value.  …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • in the ballpark — phrasal : approximately correct * * * in the ballpark informal : close to the correct or exact number, price, etc. My first guess wasn t even in the ballpark. [=it was not close to being correct] An offer of $5,000 would be in the (right)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • in the ballpark — informal 1) not calculated exactly but within the correct general range Eighteen thousand? That could be in the ballpark. 2) mainly American good enough to compete with others She s just not in the same ballpark as some of the other athletes …   English dictionary

  • in the ballpark — within an acceptable or similar range. We weren t even in the ballpark – we offered $170 million, but the offer they accepted was for $350 million …   New idioms dictionary

  • in the ballpark — adjective In the same general vicinity (as); somewhat similar (to); <span class= use with mention >typically construed with <span class= mention >of</span></span> …   Wiktionary

  • in the ballpark — idi+inf a) within reasonable limits b) close to the correct or expected amount …   From formal English to slang

  • be in the ballpark — be in the (right) ballpark be in the same ballpark to be of a similar amount or cost. And do you think the projected sales figures are realistic? They re in the right ballpark. (= they are close to the right amount) …   New idioms dictionary

  • be in the ballpark — be in the (right) ballpark ► to be close to the correct amount: »Accounts receivable may be less than the printed numbers, but they re in the right ballpark. Main Entry: ↑ballpark …   Financial and business terms

  • The Ballpark at St. Johns — is a baseball stadium in the Fresh Meadows neighborhood of New York City. It hosts the St. John s University Red Storm college baseball team, which plays in Division I Big East Conference of the NCAA. The stadium holds 3,500 people and was built… …   Wikipedia

  • The Ballpark in Arlington — Rangers Ballpark in Arlington Rangers Ballpark in Arlington The Ballpark, The Temple Adresse 1000 Ballpark Way Arlington, TX 76011 …   Wikipédia en Français

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