Up a Bat
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Up a Bat

The phrase ‘ Up a Bat’ is used to say when one is being called upon to complete a task, particularly a task for which the said¬†person needs to have a certain skill to succeed in completing the given task.

Example in use:¬†“John, come on! Up a bat now, the administration is counting on you”.

Interesting fact

This phrase originates from baseball games when the player is getting ready for his turn to hit the ball.