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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"In the game at Anfield we had about 70%of the possession but it was really difficult to break them down because they were really narrow.
If he reminds himself what a good player he can be, and keeps his head in the game and out the clouds, he's a sound investment for Hibs.