have game

have game

slang To be good or adept (at something). Hey, I might be pushing 40, but I still have game—pass me the ball! Evan has no game with women. I mean, that girl he was just talking to laughed in his face and walked away!
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have game

in. to have skill; to have spirit or willingness to get involved in the action. Man, I still have game! I can do this!
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"Teams around us have games in hand but they have to win them games, so you'd rather have the points on the board than the games in hand.
Reigning Doha Darts League champions Last Samurai will go into the end-of-year break at the top of the standings, even though some of the other teams have games in hand.
While Leinster will host a double-header in Croke Park on Sunday to really kick-start their Championship, the northern province has always preferred to have games on consecutive Sundays.
'We have games in hand on most of our rivals and if we happened to win them all we'd be talking about a play-off spot.