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game on

1. A phrase used to literally start a game. Is everyone lined up? OK, game on!
2. A phrase used when one is ready to meet or pursue a particular challenge. All right, game on—let's get the cleaning started!
3. A phrase used when one is eager to benefit from a particular situation. I thought I was doing the work for free, but hey, if she wants to pay me, game on!
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game on

People say game on to mean that they are ready for something challenging to begin. You think you can beat me? Game on! Note: You can also say it's game on for someone to mean that they are about to face a challenge. It's game on for toy makers as Christmas approaches.
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game on

1 a signal for play to begin in a game or match. 2 said when you feel that a situation is about to develop in your favour. informal
2 1999 FHM She soon invited me back to her place for the other. Game on!
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The star cast includes The Royal's Robert Daws, Lovejoy's Caroline Langrishe, EastEnders' Charlie Brooks and Coronation Street's Leon Ockenden as well as Game On's Matthew Cottle and Four Weddings and a Funeral's Sara Crowe.
The Irish raider has the edge over Romeo Reason to the half in the earlier rounds, but it would certainly be game on should the latter reproduce his latest figures and the gulf between them in the odds for tonight seems too great given the record of trailblazers.
So, rather than working at the dilapidated Sunshine Desserts ice cream company ruled over by John Barron's curmudgeonly boss CJ with his famous catchphrase: "I didn't get where I am today...", Clunes' Reggie will work at a firm making male-grooming products and suffer at the hands of a young upstart of a manager, played by Game On's Neil Stuke.
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You never know just what might happen if you get your name into the Game On's team of the week.
'I kept seeing this fellow's name in the Team of the Week in Game On and just thought he had to be worth a watch,' he said.
And there's fine support from the brilliant Frank Finlay as Len's undertaker uncle Irwin and Game On's Neil Stuke, who provides a quirky comic performance as Len's dodgy mate Carl.
London's Burning actor Glen Murphy will join Game On's Samantha Janus and Eastenders' Patsy Palmer as team celebs.
The cast also includes Colin Tarrant from The Bill and Game On's Matthew Cottle.
It's Game On's blonde sex-bomb Samantha Janus as you've never seen her before.
I watched the first in a new run of Game On. I had to - my sofa faces the telly.