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A carefully considered strategy. My game plan to secure employment in my field includes gaining as much hands-on experience as I can and obtaining a few more certifications before the end of the year.
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a game plan
COMMON Someone's game plan is the things that they intend to do in order to achieve a particular aim. I simply stuck to my game plan. I had always wanted to be a millionaire from a very early age. If I'm honest, I walked into this situation without a clear game plan. Note: In American football, a game plan is a strategy which the players and coach develop before a match.
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n. a plan of action; a scheme. (From sports.) The game plan for the election was beginning to shape up.
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