he is a keen player but his game is not good
the game of politics
marriage is just a game to him
I can see through your little game
See make game of
See off one's game
See on one's game
See play the game
See the game is up
I'm game for a try
"Play for more than you can afford to lose, and you will learn the game"
"It should be noted that children at play are not playing about; their games should be seen as their most serious-minded activity"
"Die: the singular of `dice'. We seldom hear the word, because there is a prohibitory proverb, `Never say die.'"
"I am sorry I have not learned to play at cards. It is very useful in life; it generates kindness and consolidates society"
"It's just a game - baseball - an amusement, a marginal thing, not an art, not a consequential metaphor for life, not a public trust"
"Life is a game in which the rules are constantly changing; nothing spoils a game more than those who take it seriously"
What struck me most was that unlike Marianne's affair, ours had essentially been a game.THE EXECUTION (2002)
He was playing Scrabble... no, not Scrabble, it must be that funny game , Paronomania.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
We'd interrupted a game of solitaire he'd been playing at a desk on the far side of the room.THE EXECUTION (2002)