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idioms involving game
The intended plan
The purpose of the weekend management retreat is to come up with a game plan for the product launch.
To wait, (often, to wait for another to act first)
We presented our final offer to our customer so now we have to play the waiting game.
To use numbers to justify one’s actions, (often, to use numbers to confuse others)
Our new CEO used to be an accountant, so we should be prepared to play number games.
Play the game
To do as one is told in order to get along with others
If you want to succeed here, Kato-san, you must learn how to play the game.
To deliberately mislead, or to not be serious about something
Don’t play games with us, Sakamoto-san. Is the company losing money?