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A game

or A-game, a-game

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

noun
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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