raise (one's) game

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raise (one's) game

To increase one's effort or improve one's performance. You can tell that they have really raised their game coming into this championship match. So far he has just looked sloppy, so he'll have to raise his game if he wants to have a shot at winning this tournament.
See also: game, raise
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As part of the national launch, Fitzalan's Year 9 students used Raise Your Game in a 14-19 conference, to help raise their awareness of future learning pathways and career options.
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When the playoffs start you have to raise your game to another level and that's what we did tonight, we had to raiseour intensity for us to get a win.
SIR - I would like to echo everything said by Roderic Ashley (Letters, July 25) regarding the BBC Wales Raise your Game initiative.
He said: "It is hard to top a Champions League semi-final, but you can't raise your game for such an occasion and forget about fixtures like Middlesbrough away.
I'm not sure if it's a psychological thing or not but you raise your game against the big players and in the big matches.
They will come looking forward to the occasion and, when you do that, you can raise your game.