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Meaning of "give the game away" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE THE GAME AWAY

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE THE GAME AWAY

give someone the benefit of the doubt
give someone the best
give someone the bird
give someone the cold shoulder
give someone the dingbats
give someone the flick
give someone the slip
give something a miss
give something a whirl
give something houseroom
give suck to
give the devil his due
give the lie to
give them heaps
give to the world
give up
give up the ghost
give vent to
give way
give way to

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE THE GAME AWAY

away
blow away
come away
far and away
from away
get away
give away
go away
have it away
keep away
once and away
out and away
put away
right away
run away
straight away
take away
tuck away
turn away
walk away
while away

Synonyms and antonyms of give the game away in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «give the game away» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE THE GAME AWAY

Find out the translation of give the game away to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give the game away from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give the game away» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

放弃了比赛
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar el partido de ida
570 millions of speakers

English

give the game away
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

दूर खेल दे
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

تعطي اللعبة بعيدا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать игру прочь
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

entregar o jogo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

খেলা দূরে দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

donner le match à l´extérieur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Berikan permainan ini
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geben dem Spiel entfernt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

遠征試合を与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

거리게임을 수득
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi game adoh
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cung cấp cho các trò chơi đi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விளையாட்டு விட்டு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

खेळ सोडून द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Oyunu bırak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare il proprio gioco
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać grę z dala
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати гру геть
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da de gol
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δώσει το παιχνίδι μακριά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee die game weg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge spelet bort
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

røpe
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give the game away

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE THE GAME AWAY»

The term «give the game away» is quite widely used and occupies the 45.831 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE THE GAME AWAY» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about give the game away

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE THE GAME AWAY»

Discover the use of give the game away in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give the game away and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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English-Albanian Dictionary of Idioms
To give the devil his due whatever racket Frank is engaged in, he 's likely to make a success of it. give the game away nxjerr nje te fshehte O It was supposed to be a surprise party, but I gave the game away and now everyone knows about it.
Ilo Stefanllari, 2000
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Anthropology, by Comparison
I am not going to give the game away, but I do just note that it was the most heavily programmed twentieth- century methods (CM1) that seem, in the end, to have had the shortest lifespan. Andre Gingrich and Richard Fox will be throwing out ...
André Gingrich, Richard Gabriel Fox, 2002
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Rajpal Dictionary Of English Idioms & Phrases
... the devil his due Give the game away: Reveal the secret or trick * The key words have been omitted because they would give the game away Give the lie to : Charge openly with falsehood; show that something is not true; to charge with lying; ...
Shori, A K, 2010
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... give the game/show away to let a secret, trick etc become known (usu accidentally): Don't laugh or you'll give the game away. give ground see ground, give in 1 t)i (often with to) to stop fighting and admit that one has been defeated: The only ...
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Trust the Text: Language, Corpus and Discourse
She'd never been to a posh mansion, and was afraid she PHRASES V inflects might give the game away . . . The faces of the two conspirators gave the game away. 13 If you are new to a particular game, you have not done a particular activity ...
John Sinclair, Ronald Carter, 2004
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Random Order: Robert Rauschenberg and the Neo-avant-garde
Yvonne Rainer, "Don't Give the Game Away," Arts Magazine 41, no. 6 (April 1967 ): 47. 98. Rainer discusses Performance Demonstration in Work, 1961-73, pp. 109-115. 99. Rauschenberg, Claes Oldenburg, the Living Theater, Allan Kaprow,  ...
Branden Wayne Joseph, Robert Rauschenberg, 2003
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Idioms
Give the game away: leak out a secret She gave the game away by telling the family about our plans. The name of the game: the main characteristics The name of the game in our firm is to please the customer. GARDEN Lead someone up the  ...
David Copper, 2005
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
... trick etc become known (usu accidentally): Don't laugh or you'll give the game away. give (someone) the works see work. give up (something) to stop doing ( something), seeing, eating or using (something), or trying to do (something): I can 't ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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The Best Ever Australian Sports Writing: A 200 Year Collection
I thought that if I couldn't get any higher after three years I might as well give the game away. But I was out at Randwick Racecourse one Saturday when I ran into South Sydney Secretary Billy Bruce, and he asked me what I was doing there.
David John Headon, Headon, David (ed.), 2001
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Android Game Programming For Dummies
Another freemium model is to give the game away for free, but then charge users to upgrade to a full version, which might include more features or remove ad visibility. This could be either • A one-shot payment • A subscription model ...
Derek James, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE THE GAME AWAY»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give the game away is used in the context of the following news items.
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Sun Devils Beat Merchants to Finish Third at KIBT
“We lost two games where we didn't give the game away, we got beat,” Chadwick said. “Overall we had a really good tournament.”. «KamloopsBCNow, Jul 15»
2
Wimbledon 2015, Men's Singles final: Novak Djokovic vs Roger …
Djokovic then utilised his first serve to win the next point, then Roger crashed into the net to give the game away. Points: 15:0, 30:0, 30:15, 40: ... «Zee News, Jul 15»
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Snob v Yob: a Pom and Aussie reflect on Ashes first Test
Yob: I think some of the Aussie selectors could have a career in comedy, if they give the game away. Picking the most mediocre player to ever ... «Sydney Morning Herald, Jul 15»
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'Crimson Peak' cast dish on their fandom passions at SDCC
... added that she had considered throwing on a mask and going incognito, but that she thought her glamorous outfit might give the game away. «Hypable, Jul 15»
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Spy kids crack clues
... things that, despite previous visits to Sky Tower, we'd not noticed before but I'm not saying what they were because it'll give the game away. «New Zealand Herald, Jul 15»
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Salman Khan: Aamir Khan and Shah Rukh Khan Should Do a Film …
MUMBAI — Salman Khan saunters into the hotel suite with a seemingly blank expression, but his penetrating eyes give the game away: he is ... «India West, Jul 15»
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2015 Holden Commodore SS V Review Craig Lowndes Special …
From the outside, a black '6.0 Litre V8' bonnet decal, black side decals, and a black grille, roof, and rear spoiler all give the game away, along ... «CarAdvice, Jul 15»
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Ashes 2015: Missed opportunities and missing Harrisment
Asked when it dawned on him that it was time to give the game away, Haddin's predecessor Adam Gilchrist cited a catch he missed in his final ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
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Ashes 2015: Australia miss a priceless opportunity
Asked when it dawned on him that it was time to give the game away, Haddin's predecessor Adam Gilchrist cited a catch he missed in his final ... «The Australian, Jul 15»
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Irrational Man Review
To describe the death scenes would be to give the game away, but as the wheels start turning in Abe's head, and later Jill as she begins to ... «Den of Geek!, Jul 15»

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