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  • Beauty contest ( a political contest in which the result is infuenced by personality and image more than by policy )
  • Beauty parade ( a political contest in which the result is infuenced by personality and image more than by policy )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Posey )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Worthy )
  • Blame game
  • Blow off the stage
  • Boat race ( Cockney rhyming slang for face )
  • Brand new ballgame ( A baseball expression meaning when a team that has been behind ties up the game )
  • Bring your A game ( perform to your best ability )
  • Call of Duty ( video game title )
  • Cat and mouse game
  • Challenge everything ( EA Games advertising slogan )
  • Charge of the Light Brigade ( British cavalry charge against Russian army in the Crimean War and title of a poem by Tennyson )
  • Cover Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Cry havoc and let slip the dogs of war ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • Cut throat competition
  • Deep Extra Cover ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Fine Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Gully ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Mid Wicket ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Deep Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Didn't they do well! ( A catchphrase from Bruce Forsyth In The Generation Game )
  • Different ball game
  • Do not meet your troubles halfway
  • Don't mention the war ( A catchphrase from Faulty Towers )
  • Don't you know there's a war on? ( WWII slogan )
  • Double blind test
  • Egg and spoon race
  • End of the ball game
  • Extra Cover ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Eye up the competition
  • Face the competition
  • Fair game
  • Final cut
  • First Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • First cut
  • Fog of war
  • Forward Short Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Game bird
  • Game brain
  • Game changer
  • Game of two halves
  • Game on
  • Game over
  • Game plan
  • Game set and match
  • Game time
  • Game to the last
  • Gentlemen, you can't fight in here! This is the War Room ( Dr.Strangelove )
  • Get ready to rumble ( prepare to fight or do battle )
  • Give the game away
  • Go to war
  • Golden Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting a player who strikes out four times in a game )
  • Got game
  • Grand Theft Auto ( video game title )
  • Group of death ( the most difficult or competitive group in a sports tournament )
  • Guessing game
  • Had a good war ( to have been successful during a military campaign )
  • Half the battle
  • Hatch, match and dispatch
  • How goes the battle?
  • I want YOU for the US Army ( World War I and World War II advertising slogan )
  • I'm game
  • If you vote for Goldwater, you'll get a war in Vietnam ( Political slogan )
  • In the heat of battle
  • It's in the game ( EA Sports advertising slogan )
  • It's just a game
  • It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game
  • It's only a game
  • La Belle Epoque ( the golden age or beautiful era preceding the First World War )
  • Late in the game
  • Leg Gully ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Leg Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Let battle commence
  • Lift your game
  • Litmus test
  • Local derby
  • Long Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Long Stop ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Loose lips sink ships ( World War II advertising slogan )
  • Love match
  • Make ends meet
  • Make love not war
  • Make war
  • Mario Kart ( video game title )
  • Masters Of War ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Meet Me In St. Louis ( Judy Garland movie )
  • Meet The Fockers ( Dustin Hoffman / Robert De Niro movie )
  • Meet and greet
  • Meet in the middle
  • Meet one's eye
  • Meet the bill
  • Meet the challenge
  • Meet up
  • Meet with approval
  • Meet you halfway
  • Meet your Waterloo
  • Meet your maker
  • Meet your match
  • Mid Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Mid On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Mid Wicket ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Mix and match
  • More than a match for
  • Mug's game
  • Must win game
  • Never the twain shall meet
  • No challenge too great
  • No contest
  • Numbers game
  • On the game
  • One on one
  • Only A Pawn In Their Game ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Only game in town
  • Perfect match
  • Piss like a race horse
  • Pissing contest
  • Platinum Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting striking out five times in a game )
  • Play a waiting game
  • Play the game
  • Play the percentage game
  • Play the race card
  • Primal Rage ( film and video game )
  • Put to the test
  • Put your game face on
  • Race against the clock
  • Race against time
  • Race for the taste, the honey sweet taste!, the honey-nutty taste of Honey Nut Cheerios ( Cheerios Cereals advertising slogan )
  • Race proven performance ( Kumho Tires advertising slogan )
  • Race to the bottom
  • Raise your game
  • Rat race
  • Richard of York gave battle in vain
  • Rise to the challenge
  • Running battle
  • Sack race
  • Second slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Shell game
  • Shooting war
  • Short Fine Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Short Mid Wicket ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Short Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Mid Off ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Mid On ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Silly Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Skin in the game
  • Sod this for a game of soldiers
  • Sonic the Hedgehog ( video game title )
  • Spoils of war
  • Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Stare out
  • Stiff competition
  • Super Mario Brothers ( video game title )
  • Sword play
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • Talk a good game
  • Test bed
  • Test of faith
  • Test the water
  • Test tube baby
  • The Amazing Race ( US TV show )
  • The Army Game ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Battle of Waterloo was won on the playing-fields of Eton
  • The Cold War
  • The Dowager Queen of the Game Shows ( Nickname of Pat Carroll )
  • The Master Race
  • The Sims ( video game title )
  • The Thriller In Manila ( Ali versus Frazier boxing match )
  • The War Of The Roses ( Michael Douglas movie )
  • The battle of the bulge
  • The beautiful game
  • The blame game
  • The fog of war ( confusion caused by the chaos of battle )
  • The fortunes of war
  • The game is afoot
  • The game is up
  • The human race
  • The name game
  • The name of the game
  • The race is not to the swift, nor the battle to the strong ( quotation from the Bible - Ecclesiastes
  • The smoker's match ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • The war to end wars
  • Third Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Third man ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Three on a match
  • Tittle tattle lost the battle ( WWII slogan )
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Two can play at that game
  • Up your game
  • Wage war
  • War and Peace ( Leo Tolstoy book )
  • War baby ( someone born during the war - especially the illegitimate child of a soldier )
  • War cemetery
  • War chalking
  • War criminal ( someone who has flouted the Geneva Convention )
  • War debt
  • War driving
  • War eagle ( the golden eagle - used by Native Americans to make headdresses )
  • War footing ( preparedness to fight a military campaign )
  • War game ( a simulation of war intended as preparation )
  • War hero ( someone who acted heroically during a war )
  • War is hell
  • War movie ( a film with war as the subject matter )
  • War of nerves
  • War of words
  • War paint
  • War room ( the place where war plans are directed )
  • War torn ( severely damaged by war )
  • War weary ( tired of conflict )
  • War widow ( a woman whose husband died in a war )
  • War zone ( the area that a war has taken place )
  • What did you do in the war Daddy?
  • What's your game?
  • When shall we three meet again?
  • When war is declared, truth is the first casualty
  • Who are you? ( Nintendo Game Boy Advance advertising slogan )
  • Whole new ball game
  • Whole shooting match
  • Wicket Keeper ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • World Series
  • You are in a Beauty Contest Every Day of your Life ( Camay Soap advertising slogan )
  • You meet the nicest people on a Honda ( Honda advertising slogan )
  • Your starter for ten ( A catchphrase from University Challenge )
  • Zero sum game

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