ball and chain

  1. heavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain
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How To Use ball and chain In A Sentence

  • Getting something done via the call centres is like wading through treacle wearing flippers and ball and chain. The Revolving Door System. « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG
  • I agree with our Cheer for Community, once again towering over its Thursday comedy peers by mixing the snarky and the sweet, zeroing in on the real love story here: Jeff's character-building affection for his misfit study group, or in Professor Duncan's words "the six-headed ball and chain. Matt's TV Week in Review
  • You've been nothing but a ball and chain of heartache and hurt hanging around my neck for too many Godforsaken years.
  • Like a couple of convicts bound together by a ball and chain, neither could betray the other without exposing himself.
  • You may be surprised to find that she doesn't want to shackle you with a ball and chain.
  • New technologies can turn from status symbol to ball and chain overnight.
  • This belief was like a ball and chain for the allied war effort.
  • The responsibility was a ball and chain around my ankle.
  • At which point she unlocked her ball and chain.
  • The responsibility was a ball and chain around my ankle.
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