eight ball

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a black pool ball bearing the number 8

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The majority of local firms still appear to be significantly behind the eight ball in terms of their offerings.
My idea is that she actually, like, figures it out, and finds some success and does really well in a different hospital, because she was always floundering C* she was always one step behind the eight ball, and I want to see that girl take some power back.
The fact is, we are already behind the eight ball in Asia, he said.
THE Saints game was a game where we have got off to another really bad start and that's something we seem to be doing almost every week, putting ourselves right behind the eight ball very early on.
Those behind the eight ball have a tricky 'getting-out stakes' to solve, but Glowing Blue (10.
He has been behind the eight ball every time so it is very hard if they say, 'sorry, you are out mate'.
We got off to a good start, but after we scored the first try we couldn't quite convert anything else and then we were always behind the eight ball once Rotherham got going.
You get one bad shot and you're behind the eight ball.
We're in a good financial situation, we're not behind the eight ball now," he said.
In reply, Glamorgan were always behind the eight ball trying to keep in touch with the 8.
That would not be a bad return over Christmas, but if we lose to the Scarlets we will be behind the eight ball.
In the United States, we are quite behind the eight ball in terms of recognizing this problem," he said.
Worldwide shortages of high-quality big ore reserves have put companies behind the eight ball as they scramble to find new deposits.
Our first round really put us behind the eight ball, and we were really playing catchup from there.
It's important the public know, so we don't start behind the eight ball again with an expectation that we are supposed to deliver something we can't afford to deliver,'' county Supervisor Gloria Molina, who chairs the authority, said.