To wait in expectation of an occurrence.

Etymology:

  • An allusion to the Times Square Ball, and perhaps other time balls.
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Submitted on July 07, 2010

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warte, bis der Ball fällt

attendre que le ballon tombe

ボールが落ちるのを待つ

等待球掉落

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