A game

or A-game, a-game

  1. a person’s best effort, abilities, or achievement: The candidate brought her A game to the debate.

Origin of A game

In reference to a sports contest, with the letter A indicating peak performance

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British Dictionary definitions for 'A' game

'A' game

  1. mainly US and Canadian informal one's best possible performance, esp in the phrase to bring or take one's 'A' game

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