at this stage (of the game)

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at this stage (of the game)

At this particular point in a process or situation. I can't give you an update at this stage of the game—I have some more work to do on your car. At this stage, I'm not sure if we're in a serious relationship or not—we haven't been dating for very long.
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at this stage (of the game)

Fig. at the current point in some event or situation; currently. We'll have to wait and see. There isn't much we can do at this stage of the game. At this stage, we are better off not calling the doctor.
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at this stage

Also, at this or that stage of the game . At this (that) step, phase, or position in a process or activity, as in I'm not sure if you can help at this stage, but perhaps you can pitch in later, or I don't need an assistant at this stage of the game. The variant uses game in the sense of "a particular process or activity." [Early 1800s]
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At this stage of the game last year, Patrick Robinson and (the now sadly absent) Anya Garnis were voted off, but it's anybody's guess who will be sashaying away from centre stage by close of play on Sunday night.
Quite frankly it is very difficult to organise the Games anywhere else at this stage of the game," he said.
At this stage of the game, everybody's not trying to go home.
While most teaming arrangements for the VETS GWAC are solidified at this stage of the game, teaming relationships can change over the life of a contract.
At this stage of the game, it would seem that the only hope for the future of Canada lies with those few Catholics whose integrity compels them to educate themselves and their own children in the fullness of Christian revelation as taught by the Magisterium (i.
We think this is positive progress, and we're very pleased to be at this stage of the game," says Martha A.
On the other hand, new entrants attempting to build a position in the on-demand software-as-a-service (SaaS) CRM business at this stage of the game face several barriers to entry, including classic startup risks, financial risk and competitive challenges from entrenched players.
Well and good, but - at least at this stage of the game - the dance itself and its genesis come off as more intriguing than the performers.
Chris Bergin, Founder and President of TSV Media LLC, stated, "This transaction makes great sense for us at this stage of the game.
The colors I will be defending will be American, but at this stage of the game, I'm French,'' Regis said last month before the U.
But at this stage of the game, we're not going to turn our backs on anyone.
But I don't pay attention to things like that at this stage of the game.
There's simply no reason to assume at this stage of the game that I am going to be dumb enough to carry on a set of hearings that are going to degenerate into rank partisanship or unfairness,'' Thompson said at a recent hearing of the Rules and Administration Committee, which has jurisdiction over his budget.