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game

Definitions by Oxford


[ɡeɪm], (Noun)

Definitions:
- an activity that one engages in for amusement or fun
(e.g: the kids were playing a game with their balloons)

- a complete episode or period of play, ending in a final result
(e.g: a baseball game)

- a type of activity or business regarded as a game
(e.g: he was in the restaurant game for the glamour)

- wild mammals or birds hunted for sport or food
(e.g: they hunted game in Alaska)

- a group of swans
(e.g: a game of swans in a common river)


Phrases:
- ahead of the game
- back in the game
- beat someone at their own game
- behind the game
- game on
- game over
- game, set, and match
- make a game of it
- make game of
- off one's game
- on one's game
- on the game
- out of the game
- play games
- play someone's game
- play the game
- still in the game
- the Great Game
- the game is up
- the only game in town
- what's your game?

Origin:
Old English gamen ‘amusement, fun’, gamenian ‘play, amuse oneself’, of Germanic origin


[ɡeɪm], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- eager or willing to do something new or challenging
(e.g: they were game for anything)


Phrases:
- ahead of the game
- back in the game
- beat someone at their own game
- behind the game
- game on
- game over
- game, set, and match
- make a game of it
- make game of
- off one's game
- on one's game
- on the game
- out of the game
- play games
- play someone's game
- play the game
- still in the game
- the Great Game
- the game is up
- the only game in town
- what's your game?

Origin:


[ɡeɪm], (Verb)

Definitions:
- manipulate (a situation), typically in a way that is unfair or unscrupulous
(e.g: it was very easy for a few big companies to game the system)

- play video games
(e.g: the majority of the audience are teens who game and watch anime)

- play gambling games
(e.g: other Russians gamed at the tables in Monte Carlo)


Phrases:
- ahead of the game
- back in the game
- beat someone at their own game
- behind the game
- game on
- game over
- game, set, and match
- make a game of it
- make game of
- off one's game
- on one's game
- on the game
- out of the game
- play games
- play someone's game
- play the game
- still in the game
- the Great Game
- the game is up
- the only game in town
- what's your game?

Origin:


[ɡeɪm], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- (of a person's leg) permanently injured or disabled
(e.g: his game leg was playing him up)


Phrases:

Origin:
late 18th century: originally dialect, of unknown origin







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