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eight ball

A name commonly given to a flight attitude indicator.
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Similarly, we were behind the eight ball in having to develop the necessary seats to keep up with that growth.
If you miss summer training you're behind the eight ball at this level.
Ruby fronts this place for the mob (specifically, Trafficante out of Miami) and has got Oswald behind the eight ball with 15 percent nut on a loan with the juice running into the seventh week.
Investors are a critical constituency in ensuring a successful merger; without their buy-in, support for the stock can erode quickly, putting the newly combined company behind the eight ball.
It seemed I was always behind the eight ball and just couldn't keep up," explains Davis-Washington.
People want to get away from cities to natural settings," says Chambers, "but without zoning restrictions, you're already behind the eight ball.
We're behind the eight ball, we understand that, we are facing the best in the world but hopefully we can cause an upset.
We were behind the eight ball with no points after 10 games but we're in with a fighting chance.
For me being defending champion, I don't even like that word, defending, because it puts you already behind the eight ball.
If you consistently do that, you're behind the eight ball.
Brendon McCullum said someone needed to score a double century for New Zealand to have any chance of not just saving the Test, but also putting India back behind the eight ball in the second Test match at Basin Reserve.
But the amount of overs we lost in the game (to rain) really put us behind the eight ball.