(one's) game

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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!

your/somebody’s (little) ˈgame

(informal) your/somebody’s trick, plan or intention: So that’s your little game — getting me moved to a different office and then doing my job for me.
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game

mod. willing to do something. Is anybody game for some pizza?
References in classic literature ?
He is a native of Kentucky, and of game descent; his maternal grandfather, Colonel Wheatley, a companion of Boon, having been one of the pioneers of the West, celebrated in Indian warfare, and killed in one of the contests of the "Bloody Ground." We shall frequently have occasion to speak of this Sublette, and always to the credit of his game qualities.
Mazarin affected to be more attentive to his game than ever.
Interestingly, Gale later learned that his game wasn't entirely his invention.
To keep his game in tip-top shape, Jeremy practices four days a week with his dad at the Gus Wortham Golf Course.
With an average this year of 78, Jeremy says the best part of his game is his short game.
He knows that if he were to play in Las Vegas casinos, for example, where the financial rewards can be much greater, he would have to improve his game considerably without a guarantee of an increase in income.
His games have a distinctive flavor, and they're more popular than any other games on the market.
But that hasn't stopped him from customizing his games to suit U.S.
He is also aware that the success of his games has given Nintendo a childish image that may be hard to throw off.
I recommend that you tape his games and show them to your referees, especially at clinics.