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  • A match made in heaven
  • Abide with me ( hymn traditionally sung at the English football Cup Final ) ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Ahead of the game
  • Ain't That A Shame? ( Fats Domino song )
  • All Day ( Nickname of American football player Adrian Peterson )
  • All Fun And Games Until Somebody Loses An Eye ( Christopher Brookmyer book )
  • All your base are belong to us ( broken English phrase used in the video game Zero Wing )
  • America's Oldest Living Teenager ( Nickname of game show host Dick Clark )
  • Anyone's game
  • Are you ready for some football?
  • As brave as a lion
  • As game as Ned Kelly
  • As stiff as a poker
  • At sixes and sevens ( the meaning and origin of this phrase.. )
  • Bad Moon ( Nickname of American football player Andre Rison )
  • Bart the Cool ( Nickname of American football player Bart Starr )
  • Be a good sport
  • Beaten at your own game
  • 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 Al ( Nickname of football player Alan Shearer and of basketball player Al Jefferson )
  • Big Ben ( Nickname of basketball player Ben Wallace and American football player Ben Roethlisberger )
  • Big Cat ( Nickname of American football player Leon Lett )
  • Big Daddy ( Nickname of American football Dan Wilkinson )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Posey )
  • Big Game James ( Nickname of basketball player James Worthy )
  • Big Phil ( Nickname of football manager Luiz Felipe Scolari )
  • Big Sam ( Nickname of football manager Sam Allardyce )
  • Big fish in a small pool ( someone considered influential compared to their less significant peers )
  • Bingo wings
  • Blame game
  • Blueberry Hill ( Fats Domino song )
  • Bonetti's defense
  • Brand new ballgame ( A baseball expression meaning when a team that has been behind ties up the game )
  • Brave New World ( Aldous Huxley book )
  • Brave the elements
  • Brighton line ( Bingo call for number fifty nine )
  • 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 )
  • Champagne Tony ( Nickname of American football player Tony Eason )
  • Clickety click ( Bingo call for number sixty six )
  • Contact sport
  • Cover Point ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Crazy Legs ( Nickname of American football player Elroy Hirsch )
  • Cut throat competition
  • Dandy Don ( Nickname of American football player Don Meredith )
  • Deal or no deal
  • 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 )
  • Dick around
  • Didn't they do well! ( A catchphrase from Bruce Forsyth In The Generation Game )
  • Different ball game
  • Do not pass Go
  • Doctor's Orders ( Bingo call for number nine )
  • Domino effect
  • Droopy drawers ( Bingo call for number forty four )
  • Dumpster diving
  • End of the ball game
  • Extra Cover ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Eye up the competition
  • Face the competition
  • Fair game
  • First Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Fortune favours the brave
  • Forward Short Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Fourth Quarter Vince ( Nickname of American football player Vince Young )
  • Fred Ex ( Nickname of American football player Freddie Mitchell )
  • Frisbee golf ( A game based on golf but using frisbees rather than balls )
  • Fun and games
  • 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
  • Games people play
  • Garbage Man ( Nickname of American football player Michael Bradley )
  • Get N or get out ( Nintendo 64 advertising slogan )
  • Get out of jail free card ( a means of avoiding justice - from the eponymous card in the Monopoly boardgame )
  • Give the game away
  • God willing and the creek don't rise
  • Golden Guus ( Nickname of football manager Guus Hiddink )
  • Golden Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting a player who strikes out four times in a game )
  • Good clean fun
  • Good sport
  • Got game
  • Grand Theft Auto ( video game title )
  • Group of death ( the most difficult or competitive group in a sports tournament )
  • Guessing game
  • Happy families
  • Hatch, match and dispatch
  • He Hate Me ( Nickname of American football player Rod Smart )
  • Head games
  • Heavy Lunch ( Nickname of American football player Norman Hand )
  • Hide and seek
  • Hockey Mom
  • Horse play
  • I spy with my little eye
  • I'm game
  • It's all fun and games until somebody gets hurt
  • 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
  • Key of the door ( Bingo call for number twenty one )
  • Late in the game
  • Leg Gully ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Leg Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Legs eleven ( Bingo call for number eleven )
  • Let the games begin
  • Lift your game
  • 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 )
  • Love match
  • Mario Kart ( video game title )
  • Mean spirited
  • 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 )
  • Mind games
  • Mix and match
  • More than a match for
  • Mug's game
  • Musical chairs
  • Must win game
  • Never mind the buzzcocks
  • No contest
  • No one likes us, we don't care ( A catchphrase from Millwall football supporters )
  • Numbers game
  • On me head son ( Invitation to cross a football so that another player can head it )
  • On the game
  • Only A Pawn In Their Game ( Bob Dylan song )
  • Only game in town
  • Only the brave deserve the fair and the fair deserve JAEGER ( Jaeger Sportswear advertising slogan )
  • Pass the parcel
  • Patriot Games ( Harrison Ford movie )
  • Perfect match
  • Piggy in the middle
  • Pin the tail on the donkey
  • Pissing contest
  • Pit your wits against
  • Platinum Sombrero ( A baseball expression denoting striking out five times in a game )
  • Play a waiting game
  • Play softball ( A baseball expression meaning to ask easy questions )
  • Play the game
  • Play the percentage game
  • Poacher turned gamekeeper
  • Pocket pool
  • Points mean prizes
  • Poker Face ( Lady Gaga song )
  • Poker face
  • Political football
  • Primal Rage ( film and video game )
  • Put a brave face on
  • Put your game face on
  • Raise your game
  • Ready willing and able
  • Royal flush ( in poker - a hand including a ten jack queen king and ace of the same suit )
  • Sack race
  • Scotland the brave
  • Second slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Seesaw Margery Daw Johnny shall have a new master ( line from nursery rhyme )
  • Sega has what nintendon't ( Sega advertising slogan )
  • Shell game
  • Shoot a birdie ( score one under par in a golf shot )
  • Shoot hoops
  • 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 )
  • Silly Putty
  • Skin in the game
  • Snake eyes
  • Snakes alive ( Bingo call for number fifty five )
  • Sod this for a game of soldiers
  • Sonic the Hedgehog ( video game title )
  • Square Leg ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Step up to the mark ( mark yourself ready to take responsibility )
  • Stiff competition
  • Super Mario Brothers ( video game title )
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • Talk a good game
  • The Army Game ( BBC comedy television series )
  • The Crazy Gang ( Nickname of Wimbledon Football Club )
  • The Dowager Queen of the Game Shows ( Nickname of Pat Carroll )
  • The Hunger Games ( Suzanne Collins book )
  • The Sims ( video game title )
  • The Special One ( Nickname of football manager Jose Mourinho )
  • The Thriller In Manila ( Ali versus Frazier boxing match )
  • The beautiful game
  • The blame game
  • The game is afoot
  • The game is up
  • The mint with the hole ( Polo Mints advertising slogan )
  • The name game
  • The name of the game
  • The smoker's match ( Swan Vesta matches advertising slogan )
  • The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
  • The sport of kings
  • Third Slip ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Third man ( field position in the game of cricket )
  • Three on a match
  • Top of the shop ( Bingo call for number ninety )
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Two can play at that game
  • Two fat ladies ( Bingo call for number eighty eight )
  • Two little ducks ( Bingo call for number twenty two )
  • Unlucky for some ( Bingo call for number thirteen )
  • Up your game
  • War game ( a simulation of war intended as preparation )
  • Was she worth it ( Bingo call for number fifty six )
  • What a hoot
  • What's your game?
  • 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 )
  • Winning is the mark of the Rebel ( Rebel Sport advertising slogan )
  • Word association football
  • You are in a Beauty Contest Every Day of your Life ( Camay Soap advertising slogan )
  • Zero sum game

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