a whole new ball game

a different ball game or a whole new ball game
a situation that is completely different from what has happened before

I'm working in management now, which is a whole new ball game.


English dictionary. 2014.

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  • whole new ball game — If something s a whole new ball game, it is completely new or different …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • whole new ball game —    If something s a whole new ball game, it is completely new or different.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    To refer to something as a whole new ball game means that it is a completely different situation due to a new set of circumstances …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • whole new ball game — n. a completely different situation; something completely different. □ Now that you’re here, it’s a whole new ball game. □ With a faster computer, it’s a whole new ball game …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • (a) whole new ball game — a completely different situation, often one which is difficult or which you know very little about. We d done a lot of climbing in Scotland, but the Himalayas were a whole new ball game …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) (whole) new ball game — a (whole) different/new ˈball game idiom (informal) a completely different kind of situation • Camping in summer is fun, but in winter it s a whole different ball game. Main entry: ↑ball gameidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • new ball game — n. Informal. a new or changed situation: The microcomputer created a new ball game in the field of data analysis. Once we re out of debt it ll be a whole new ball game. * * * …   Universalium

  • new ball game — n. Informal. a new or changed situation: The microcomputer created a new ball game in the field of data analysis. Once we re out of debt it ll be a whole new ball game …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) (whole) different ball game — a (whole) different/new ˈball game idiom (informal) a completely different kind of situation • Camping in summer is fun, but in winter it s a whole different ball game. Main entry: ↑ball gameidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • ball game — noun 1》 a game played with a ball.     ↘N. Amer. a baseball match. 2》 informal a situation that is completely different from a previous one: a whole new ball game …   English new terms dictionary

  • ball game — ball ,game noun count 1. ) AMERICAN a baseball game 2. ) any game played with a ball, such as soccer or football a different ball game or a whole new ball game a situation that is completely different from what has happened before: I m working in …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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