One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Make a contest more closely competitive.
- ‘A missed conversion made the score 14-5, and Aberdeen appeared keen to make a game of it.’
- ‘You have to question the spirit of a side that makes a game of it in the first twenty minutes, despite conceding a soft goal at the start, and then falls apart.’
- ‘Berwick Rangers kept themselves in fourth place with a 2-1 triumph over rock-bottom Albion Rovers, who at least should be praised for making a game of it.’
- ‘The Carlow side tried hard to make a game of it and they tried to make things happen with their wing play.’
- ‘They'll be happy to come to Tolka Park for a draw, so it's up to us to make a game of it and knock in a couple of goals.’
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