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Get in the game

DEFINITION

Participate. Do one’s part of a group effort. ‘Game’ refers to a business, a career or a transaction such as a poker game or trading on the stock market.¬† The advice to get in it suggests it may be a profitable endeavor. (Compare to Player.)

“I told him he’s not keeping up with the work crew and he had better get in the game or else leave.”

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