Definition of back (or still) in the game in English:

back (or still) in the game

phrase

  • Once again (or still) active or able to succeed in something.

    ‘one of the biggest R & B groups from the last decade is back in the game’
    • ‘I am still in the game and might win the lovely thing outright.’
    • ‘It shows that the party is still in the game and can still recruit talent.’
    • ‘We need to bring the consumer back in the game.’
    • ‘We are still in the game fighting hard and we have just taken on a leader who is going to take us from strength to strength.’
    • ‘He has a large voting audience, but not the moderates and swing voters he needs to get back in the game.’
    • ‘I'm still in the game because I want to be part of the decision making in this government.’