He knew the system, gamed the system—and he's still gaming it!
A shadow of doubt could tempt Israel to launch a war against Iran—it has gamed out that possibility many times.
It establishes a system of laws to be followed, not a system of rules to be gamed.
Low turnout, closed partisan primaries can be gamed by special interests—parties are not the purpose of our democracy.
Warren might have gamed the media somewhat, but he has never lied to reporters about his core beliefs.
Full of dumb pain we pleasured our centuries with anticipation; we watched as we gamed away the hours.
I have gamed away the whole of my substance, and I am a broken man.
There are many objects to be gamed by such means and there is a "wheel within a wheel" in the North-West troubles.
Even the great Duguesclin gamed away all his property in prison.
When I gamed with flies, or played chess with myself, or talked with my knuckles, I partially forgot.
Old English gamen "game, joy, fun, amusement," common Germanic (cf. Old Frisian game "joy, glee," Old Norse gaman, Old Saxon, Old High German gaman "sport, merriment," Danish gamen, Swedish gamman "merriment"), regarded as identical with Gothic gaman "participation, communion," from Proto-Germanic *ga- collective prefix + *mann "person," giving a sense of "people together."
Meaning "contest played according to rules" is first attested c.1300. Sense of "wild animals caught for sport" is late 13c.; hence fair game (1825), also gamey. Game plan is 1941, from U.S. football; game show first attested 1961.
"lame," 1787, from north Midlands dialect, of unknown origin, perhaps a variant of gammy (tramps' slang) "bad," or from Old North French gambe "leg" (see gambol (n.)).
"brave, spirited," 1725, especially in game-cock "bird for fighting," from game (n.). Middle English had gamesome (adj.) "joyful, playful, sportive."