be in the same ballpark

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be in the same ballpark

To be close to a specific cost or amount. I will only sell the house if the buyer's offer is in the same ballpark as the price I want to get. No, the salary isn't as high as I had hoped, but I accepted it because it's in the same ballpark at least.
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be in the same/right ˈballpark

(especially American English) be within the same/the right area or range of figures, etc: The offers for the contract were all in the same ballpark.
See also: ballpark, right, same
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Baseball's graying demographics are in the same ballpark, as NBC again discovered with the miserably low viewership for its playoff game Tuesday night (maybe the Skip Caray factor had something to do with it).