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(quote-av) & al.|title=(w)|passage=''Joshua:'' Shall we play a game?''David:'' ... Love to. How about Global Thermonuclear War?''Joshua:'' Wouldn't you prefer a good game of chess?''David:'' Later. Let's play Global Thermonuclear War.''Joshua:'' Fine.
1991, (w), ''Liar (novel)|The Liar'', p. 37:
- From time to time, track-suited boys ran past them, with all the deadly purpose and humourless concentration of those who enjoyed Games.
A particular instance of playing a game.
That which is gained, such as the stake in a game.
The number of points necessary to win a game.
The equipment that enables such activity, particularly as packaged under a title.
One's manner, style, or performance in playing a game.
Something that resembles a game with rules, despite not being designed.
(RQ:Shakespeare Henry 5)
(quote-journal)|volume=189|issue=6|page=18|magazine=(w)|title=Where Dr Pangloss meets Machiavelli|titleurl=http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/jul/10/geopolitics-transatlantic-trade-deal|passage=Hidden behind thickets of acronyms and gorse bushes of detail, a new great game is under way across the globe. Some call it geoeconomics, but it's geopolitics too.
animal|Wild animals hunted for food.
The ability to seduce someone, usually by strategy.
(quote-song)|title=She's Strange|passage=She's strange, so strange, but I didn't complain / She said yes to me when I ran my game
(quote-song)|year=1998|passage=What is game? Who got game? / Where's the game in life, behind the game behind the game / I got game, she's got game / We got game, they got game, he got game
A questionable or unethical practice in pursuit of a goal.
(quote-book)|passage=Your murderous game is nearly up.
(quote-book)|page=182|passage=It was obviously Lord Macaulay's game to blacken the greatest literary champion of the cause he had set himself to attack.
Willing to participate.
(RQ:Melville Moby-Dick) But what’s this long face about, Mr. Starbuck; wilt thou not chase the white whale? art not game for Moby Dick?”
(quote-journal) (London)|date=23 February 2016|passage=Some of Grimsby’s other (extraordinarily up-to-date) targets include Donald Trump and Daniel Radcliffe, whose fates here are too breath-catchingly cruel to spoil, and also the admirably game Strong, whose character is beset by a constant stream of humiliations that hit with the force of a jet of…well, you’ll see.
That shows a tendency to continue to fight against another animal, despite being wounded, often severely.
Persistent, especially in senses similar to the above.
(quote-web) yet we somehow couldn’t.”
Injured, lame (of a limb).
around 1900, O. Henry, ''on Dress Parade|Lost on Dress Parade''
- You come with me and we'll have a cozy dinner and a pleasant talk together, and by that time your game ankle will carry you home very nicely, I am sure."
(nl-verb form of)
Entertainment or an instance of it; that which is enjoyable:
A (l); a codified (and often competitive) form of entertainment.
An amusing, joking, or humorous activity or event.
An endeavour; a set of actions towards a goal.
(l); wild animals hunted for food.
One's quarry; that which one is trying to catch.
Gamesmanship; gaming behaviour.
The reward for winning a game.