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(one's) game

One's agenda, plan, or ulterior motive. I can't figure out why Janet is suddenly volunteering for the position she said she would never do. What's her game? Ah, so that's their game: buy up all the competition and then raise prices however high they want.
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game

1. adjective Interested in something. I'm busy right now, but Abby might be game to go to the mall with you.
2. noun, slang Exceptional skill at a particular activity, usually a sport. Dude's got game. I just saw him dribble out of a triple team.
3. noun, slang The ability to successfully flirt with and seduce prospective sexual partners. That scrawny guy must have some serious game if he's taking that hot chick home with him!
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game

mod. willing to do something. Is anybody game for some pizza?
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?The gamest display of the day came from Bag Of Diamonds in the nursery at Lingfield.
They've been shooting up all over the country, these flocks of heavily lashed, long-legged creatures which could give even the gamest of birds a run for their money.
Legasi so game in victory If there was a prize for the gamest winner of the afternoon it would certainly go the way of the Charlie Longsdon-trained Leith Hill Legasi after she made all in the 2m71/2f handicap chase.
Princeful (3.20) is one of the gamest horses in training and will be at short odds to follow up his battling victory over Deano's Beeno at Ascot.
Having looked in trouble on the home bend, David Pipe's charge was galvanised by Tom Scudamore and responded in the gamest fashion to get up in the closing stages to deny Ruler Of All.
GENERAL WOLFE (1.45) defied 12-stone at Haydock in the gamest of fashion and is the one to beat.
He ran possibly his gamest race in defeat last month, going down to Ask Tom in a ding-dong Victor Chandler Chase at Kempton.
We were roaring on Mr Valentino for Lawney Hill but he didn't seem the gamest under pressure!
Bet365- Ronaldo9 0-minutegoals tonight: 4-11 none,5-2 one,14 two,6 6thr eeo r more; highest-scoringsemi-final team: 6-4 Germany,7 -4 Spain,5 Italy,1 1-2 Portugal; numberof Euro2 012 gamest o goto extra-time(one sof ar): 15-8 one,11-10 two,7 -2thr ee,25 four; numberof Euro 2012 games tog o top enalties(one sof ar): 8-13o ne,13-8t wo,10thr ee,125four.
Arguably the gamest horse in training, the diminutive nine-year-old jumps to his left so should enjoy it round here and he put up his customary courageous effort to stay on for third at Doncaster last time despite his saddle slipping four out.
One was Ede's, the gamest winner of the afternoon after getting back up to nail Chestnut Ben.
Ahern finds the new Duncan Gamest performer of the afternoon was Tommy Cox, friend of the owners of Fictional Account, who dressed up in bright green trousers and cap to match the colours of the Irish raider who was attempting back-to-back wins in the Listed Jockey Club Rose Bowl.
Such a crisp display Gamest performance of the night came when Market Rasen commercial executive Penny Swift dressed up as a bag of crisps to present the prize after the Burts Chips-sponsored novices' hurdle.
Under the sort of encouragement that only Piggott could apply, answering as only the gamest throughbred could muster, the flashy little colt clawed back his worthy rival's advantage and nailed him within a few strides of the finish.