on your game

Idiom Definition

"to be on your game"

to be performing very well

Idiom Definition - to be on your game


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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - to be on your game

Two volunteers at a charity are talking ...

Volunteer 1:  Well, after a week on the phones trying to solicit donations, we are very near our goal.

Volunteer 2: It's like every call went extremely well and we were getting donations with almost every call.

Volunteer 1:  It's really great when we're on our game.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - to be on your game

Two executives are talking about a coworker ...

Executive 1:  Can you believe Fred?

Executive 2:  It's like he can't do anything wrong.

Executive 1:  He's closed three new deals this week.

Executive 2:   He's really on his game.

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to be on your game - Gerund Form:

Being on your game means that you could get a promotion soon.

to be on your game - Examples:

1)  When Makarov is on his game, he is nearly impossible to beat.

2)  He is not on his game. He stopped wearing his trademark black cowboy boots and started wearing orthopedic shoes.

3) In the debate Romney was on his game

4)  There is mounting evidence that when Robbie Keane is on his game, the LA Galaxy can't be stopped.

5)  When he is on his game there is no one better.

6)  You have to stay on your game and always know your opportunity is coming sooner or later.

7) You had to be on your game to capture the opportunities and not get sideswiped in a selling frenzy. 

8)  Love technology? Are you always on your game with tech news but too busy to find them all? 

9)  This league is unforgiving in that sense. If you're not on your game in all areas you'll get punished.

10)  You'd better be on your game. You'd better be the cream of the crop.

11)  At any river port it was a case of being on your game or probably being dead. It was that busy.

12)  The folks seem awful smart and if they stay on their game, it won't die anytime soon.

13)  This one's excellently written and the guys are on their game, so there's no reason why we shouldn't do more. 

14)  I have to go out there and be on my game and be ready to play some good tennis.

15)  I had to be on my game to win and thankfully I was. I can't believe it.

16)  The luster is back and I'm on my game!

17)  If I don't get enough sleep, I'm not on my game and I don't have my intuition.

18)  We have to stay on our game and the mayor may love us to attend his forums.

19)  Of course we're all on our game, we all drive pretty well.

20)  We've got to be on our game to combat their strengths.