roll to (someone or something)(redirected from rolls to)
roll to (someone or something)
1. To move over to someone or something in a rolling motion, on wheels, or atop or inside of something with wheels. The ball rolled all the way to the other end of the field. The man rolled to the window in his wheelchair.
2. To cause someone or something to move over to someone or something else in a rolling motion, on wheels, or atop or inside of something with wheels. A noun or pronoun is used between "roll" and "to." Roll the cart to the next aisle so we can fill it up with supplies. We rolled the patient to the operating room on the gurney.
3. To come to some position or status after rolling. The cart rolled to a stop just inches away from the wall. He put the car in neutral and let it roll to a slow coasting speed.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
roll something to someone or something
to send something revolving toward someone or something or moving toward someone or something on wheels. I rolled the ball to the baby, who just sat and looked at it. The blow with the mallet rolled the croquet ball to the wicket.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.