Origin of end game
How to use end game in a sentence
Conflicts and resolutions were staged with the skill of a chessplayer working out new endgame strategies.Can Tarzan of the Apes Survive in a Post-Colonial World?|Ted Gioia|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yes, there are several, arguably illuminating revelations in the Chander-dog saga, but the endgame is the same.
The endgame for Hamas, avowedly in both word and deed, is Jewish genocide.
She seems to understand the endgame, and scoffs at others she sees who post butt selfies without context.Back Off, B*tches. There’s Only One Butt Selfie Queen|Cheryl Wischhover|May 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Even though it was never mentioned or even alluded to as an endgame, not even once.Frank Underwood Will Not Tolerate Insubordination in This Olive Garden|Kelly Williams Brown|February 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for end game
Other Idioms and Phrases with end game
The final stage of some process, as in The book discussed the diplomatic end game resulting in the treaty. This term, dating from about 1880, comes from chess, where it denotes the stage of a game when most of the pieces have been removed from the board. In the mid-1900s it began to be transferred to other activities.