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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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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.
Underscoring the enormous size and fervor of the World Wrestling Entertainment audience, Game On, a newly established video game accessories company, today announced that it has sold out the entire inventory of its online launch of officially licensed WWE([R]) video game accessories.
Given the popularity of the WWE, we thought there was a significant opportunity for officially licensed video game accessories, and so we are extremely pleased with our initial online launch," said John Ma, CEO of Game On.
We are very excited for Game On and their early success, and look forward to working closely with them to further develop their product line.
Based in Midlothian, VA, with offices in New York, NY and Boston, MA, Game On is a newly established, video game accessories company who first products are licensed from World Wrestling Entertainment, one of the most powerful entertainment brands in the world.
Millions of World Wrestling Entertainment fans across the United States will now be able to customize their favorite systems thanks to a new lineup of video game accessories from Game On.
We are thrilled to be working with World Wrestling Entertainment on expanding their brand into the video game accessories market and doing so with such high-quality products," said John Ma, CEO of Game On.
World Wrestling Entertainment is delighted to add Game On to our heralded list of licensees and expand our consumer products portfolio with the latest in video game accessories," adds Florence Di Giorgio, Senior Director, WWE Global Licensing.