Game Idioms | Common Idioms In English

Here is a list of idioms using the word game. Each idiom is followed by its meaning / definition. Example sentences are also given.

Ahead of the game

To be ahead of the game is to have an advantage over the situation.

At this stage of the game

= at a certain point in a process

Give the game away

To give the game away is to reveal a secret.

New ball game = A new situation

It is true that she is a successful model, but acting is an altogether new ball game.

The game is up

When the game is up, the situation is lost.