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Eager or willing to do something new or challenging
“Saturday's match saw a good turnout of players eager to get game time prior to the league season.”
Prepared or willing
“He said he's game for a similar challenge next year.”
An activity that one engages in for amusement or fun
“This had been a childhood game of theirs - to startle the rider into unseating themselves.”
A form of competitive activity or sport played according to rules
“Rugby enthusiasts gave up on the sport after the game was dragged in the mud.”
The flesh of wild mammals or birds, used as food
“For my ingredients I get my fish from the market at North Shields or up at Amble, and my meat and game locally.”
A secret and clever plan or trick
“This is a very dangerous game because who is to say he will not call their bluff?”
A type of activity or business regarded as a game
“The main thing coming into the professional game is that I didn't know where to work or what they were expecting from me.”
“We were only playing a game on him.”
Play gambling games
“The War Games group gamed the war-plan of the opposing side in order to try out unexpected moves.”
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