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have the world by the balls

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have the world by the balls

verb phrase

(Variations: by the tail or on a string may replace by the balls) To be in a very profitable and dominant situation; HAVE something CINCHED, shit in high cotton: Dunning had the world by the balls/ With a good agent, you've got the world by the balls (1970s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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