or A-game, a-game
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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Example sentences from the Web for A game
Some have suggested Letterman needed Leno as competition to bring his A-game night after night.Yes, Stephen Colbert Will Be Great as Host of CBS’s ‘Late Night’|Pete Dominick|April 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Working with a guy like Željko is like playing basketball with an NBA star—you have to bring your A-game.
British Dictionary definitions for A game
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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