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game, set, (and) match

A phrase said at the end of a tennis match (which consists of games and sets) that can be used humorously in any situation in which someone is victorious or triumphant. Game, set, match! Roger Federer is the winner! After a little intimidation, I knew I had her right where I wanted her in the negotiation—game, set, and match.
See also: match
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