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game faceThe expression of one who is prepared for or is facing a lot of difficult and/or undesirable work, especially when it is imminent.Rate it:

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face to faceIn person; directly; in the physical presence of somebody.Rate it:

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skin in the gameA stake; something at risk.Rate it:

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ahead of the gameHaving completed a task before it is due; ready, prepared, or anticipating.Rate it:

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away gameAn athletic contest played in the opposing team's geographic area.Rate it:

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blame gameA situation in which people attempt to blame others rather than trying to resolve a problem.Rate it:

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cat and mouse gameTwo individuals and/or groups repeatedly keeping check on each other in a suspicious or self-protective way, often with the goal of one or both parties trying to gain a malicious advantage over the other.Rate it:

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fair gameA game that is fair, that does not involve cheating etc.Rate it:

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fair gameActions permissible by the rules.Rate it:

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fair gameAn goal or object that may legitimately be sought.Rate it:

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game planAny strategy devised to reach a given objective.Rate it:

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home gameAn athletic contest played in a team's own geographic area.Rate it:

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in the gamecompeting in a game, with a chance of winning.Rate it:

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in the gameUsed other than as an idiom: in the game.Rate it:

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it's a game-changerA crucial change in the state of affairs.Rate it:

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long gameA long-term strategy or endeavor.Rate it:

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long gameThe aspect of the game in which the strategy is to advance downfield by throwing the ball to a receiving player; the passing game.Rate it:

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long gameThe portion of the game, played with driver clubs, in which the ball is advanced down the fairway to the putting green.Rate it:

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make game ofTo ridicule; to jest.Rate it:

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mug's gameA foolish, profitless, or hopeless undertaking.Rate it:

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name of the gameThe essential element (needed to reach the principal goal or objective); the overall purpose.Rate it:

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off one's gameC. 1910, Ralph Henry Barbour, "The Dub" in The New Boy at Hilltop and Other Stories.Rate it:

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off one's gamePerforming in any activity below one's usual level; behaving in an irregular, inept, or awkward manner; feeling unwell.Rate it:

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off one's gamePlaying or competing below one's usual level of performance.Rate it:

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on the gameWorking as a prostitute.Rate it:

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only game in townThe only opportunity, activity, or resource available.Rate it:

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stage of the gameA point in the progress of an ongoing dispute or process.Rate it:

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take the game toTo use attacking tactics against.Rate it:

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the name of the gameThe overall purpose; the principal goal, or objective.Rate it:

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two can play that gameThe tactics and/or strategies of an enemy can be used against him.Rate it:

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waiting gameA strategy or course of action in which one or more parties refrain from direct action until circumstances change in their favor.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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face offEither an actual or a figurative face to face confrontation, especially a bitter one.Rate it:

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red face testA hypothetical test of a person's embarrassment, that is either passed or failed. Saying one passes the red face test means one would not blush and thus would not be embarrassed by disclosing something to others or doing something, and saying one fails the red face test means a situation would cause them discernible embarrassment.Rate it:

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just another pretty faceSomeone who is attractive, but not too distinguished.Rate it:

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face up toTo confront a condition or situation, typically one that is unpleasant or uncomfortable.Rate it:

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arse about faceSomething that is placed or arranged the opposite way to the way it should be.Rate it:

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at the coal faceTo be directly engaged in the operations of a business, rather than in a hands-off, managerial position.Rate it:

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blow up in one's faceTo fail disastrously.Rate it:

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close the faceTo turn the face of the bat inwards, in order to hit the ball to the leg side.Rate it:

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eat your face offto eat huge quantities of delicious food for the pure joy of eatingRate it:

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face downTo confront.Rate it:

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face offThe starting point, in a match of ice hockey. Two players face each other, for snatching the puck.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly attractive face.Rate it:

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face that would stop a clockA shockingly unattractive face.Rate it:

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face the musicTo accept or confront the unpleasant consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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face valueNo more or less than what is stated; a literal or direct meaning or interpretation.Rate it:

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face valueThe amount or value listed on a bill, note, stamp, etc.; the stated value or amount.Rate it:

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fall on one's faceTo fail, especially in a dramatic or particularly decisive manner.Rate it:

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feed one's faceTo eat.Rate it:

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