in the game


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in the game

1. Actively participating in something (not necessary sports-related). Look, my first published short story! I'm in the game now, like a real writer! Do you want to get in the game as a serious politician, or not?
2. In a position in a game in which winning is still attainable. Melissa's goaltending has kept us in the game so far—now it's time to get a goal and tie this thing up!
See also: game
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It went the wrong way and he didn't know quite what to do next, but he finally found the motivation to get involved in the game.
He got to play every minute of every quarter and it led to him participating in the game in a way he has never demonstrated previously.
Alias|Wavefront's Maya(R) software, with its powerful modeling and animation toolsets and its open, extensible API is strongly established in the game development market as the package of choice for top quality interactive entertainment with many of the top-selling next-generation games produced using the Maya software.
We want to put the player in the game," said Brad Hogan, product manager, SEGA SPORTS.