Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Game"

The meaning of "Game" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does game in "Your selfie game is strong" mean?
A: game = ability i.e.
You can't beat me. You ain't got game.
selfie game = ability to take good selfies.
Q: What does It would have been a boring game for him had he still been on the team mean?
A: It means he's not on the team anymore, but if he was, he would have found the game to be boring.
Q: What does "game" in 1312 mean?
A: "To be game" means to be interested in what someone else wants to do.

"How about we get a beer?"
"Sure, I'm game"

You can also use "be down" or "be up for xxx" in the same way.

In that example it means roughly the same as ノリがいい.
Q: What does "good game" in 1515 mean?
A: To "talk a good game" means to speak passionately about something almost to the point that it could persuade the listeners to believe what they are saying. It is often used by someone who doubts the genuineness of the person or group speaking. For example " The politicians talked a good game, but they are not doing anything to help us."
Q: What does We love games and holy smokes do we love dinos. mean?
A: Yes, that would be fine too. First, "holy smokes!" is a (sort of old fashioned) exclamation that shows the speaker is enthusiastic about something. Here, they're enthusiastic about dinos. It also makes it sound like they love games, but love dinos even more.

Now, the reason the second half of the sentence uses inversion is because of a specific construction in English. It's supposed to emphasize the speaker's opinion by making it sound like a very obvious question. It would be like saying:

"Do I like dinos? Of course I do! Who doesn't?"

The "man, do I love X" construction is really only used in this context. If you really hate something, you can also say "man, do I hate X." It also has a different intonation when you say it. Just remember it adds extra emphasis or enthusiasm.

I hope that helps!


Example sentences using "Game"

Q: Please show me example sentences with game changer.
A: Digital currency is such a game changer. People used to exchange cash when making transactions, but now we're just tapping cards or swiping on our phones.
Q: Please show me example sentences with In On - I've listened that "I want in on the game". I'll like your answer..
A: In this situation, "in on" means "be a part of". When someone "wants in on" a game, they want to be a part of the game.
Q: Please show me example sentences with ahead of the game.
A: when you play Chess you move your pieces to beat your opponent. you can be "ahead of the game" if you can do 4 move checkmate.

if there is a surprise party and you make the cake you can make it 1 day early so it is ready for the party "ahead of the game"
Q: Please show me example sentences with win win game .
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: Please show me example sentences with the only game in town.
A: @eilian610045:
"That store is the only game in town."

"Only game in town" = there is no other competitors

Synonyms of "Game" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between game companies and gaming companies ?
A: 同じだと思います。
Q: What is the difference between I really like old games and I really interesed old games and I really into old games ?
A: "I like..." and "I am into..." are the same.
"I am really interested in old games" is different. you don't have to like something to be interested in it (but you usually do like it).
Q: What is the difference between I won a game of tennis. and I won a tennis game. ?
A: They are both correct. In tennis there is a difference between winning a game and winning the match. When two opponents play, they will play many games in order to decide who wins the match. If you are talking about winning the match you would say "I won a tennis match", not I won a match of tennis.
Q: What is the difference between game and gaming ?
A: a game is a noun,while gaming is an action verb, you are in the act of doing it
Q: What is the difference between I reminded myself that this is just a game. and I reminded myself that this was just a game. ?
A: The only difference is the tense between that this is a game and this was a game. The first implies that you are perhaps still playing a game and the second implies that you maybe just finished playing the game. Regardless, I understand what you're trying to say so if you just said that statement off-the-cuff, most people would understand you.

Translations of "Game"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? 加油(when we were in a game)
A: Depends on what kind of the race it is. If it's a sprint you can just say "go go go, you're the best"! If it's a long-distance, you can try "you're almost there!", "hang on!", "you're doing great!", in the last 100 meters in front of the finish line.
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I played the game the whole day.
A: Did you post to the wrong thread?

一日中(いちにちじゅう)ゲームしてた。
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? game over
A: Check the question to view the answer
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? live,such as "the game is live now"
A: This usage of "live" is pronounced:

lie + ve (a little similar to the Japanese katakana word ライブ, but with an 'l' sound and a 'v' sound instead of 'bu').

It isn't the same as the other meaning (to live 生きる), where the 'i' sound is similar to 'ee' (or リブ if it were written in katakana).
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? how do you say this game in English?
A: We usually call it a "fortune teller" or "fortune teller game" ~

Other questions about "Game"

Q: What are they saying? ✨
1:52~ “do you remember the game used to play here?” he said?
2:05~ What is the blue woman saying?
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=UI0c-UWWt1U

Thank you!
A: 1:52 Yup that's right except "we used to..."
2:05 You would stand under water, all the way at the bottom, and sing. And we would be above the surface trying to guess the song.
Q: I'm watching a game playthrough,and the main protagonist has just kind of teleported to some other location. He then immediately said "It's as if I had been transported somewhere else." My question is why did he say "HAD been" when it has just happened. Usually when you are done taking a shower or something like that you say "I've just taken a shower", not "I had just taken a shower" because it's happened recently,right? So why does he use "had" and not "have"? Like it hasn't even been a minute.
A: "as if" also implies it didn't really happen. in short, he's not the brightest bulb
Q: "To watch" or "to see" the game at the stadium?
"To watch" or "to see" the game on TV?
A: i think ‘to watch’ is moreso second hand? like you WATCH a video of of a performance that someone else took, but you SEE a performance in person.
Q: I have checked again that game and found out that there are used for so many voice actresses include very popular. It's amazing. Does this sound natural?
A: I have checked out that game again and found out that the publisher employed many voice actresses including some very popular ones. It's amazing.
I had another look at the game and...
Q: He has been ruled out of the game's second half because of the injury he got
in the first twenty minutes. Does this sound natural?
A: To rule out something simply means to reject it. In this context, the footballer may have been replaced/substituted with another or completely ignored by his team mates. The former is more likely. If that's what you mean, then the statement is correct.

Meanings and usages of similar words and phrases

Latest words

game

HiNative is a platform for users to exchange their knowledge about different languages and cultures. We cannot guarantee that every answer is 100% accurate.

Newest Questions
Topic Questions
Recommended Questions