A-game

A-game

 (ā′gām′)
n.
The best performance a competitor is capable of in a sports contest: We'll have to bring our A-game to defeat the league champions.

[From the use of the letter A to indicate the best.]
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At the end of the day it's a World Championships and you have to bring your A-Game to get through.
LUCAS POUILLE is in pole position to make it two homeland wins in three weeks and the Frenchman should take the beating if producing his A-game in his Open 13 Provence final clash against Karen Khachanov.
Ebondo played his A-game,' remarked coach Yong Garcia, visibly pleased with the way his 22-year-old slotman led the team.
The 35-year-old took to social media to slam Portnow as she wrote, "A confused soul said women need 2 "step up" their A-game if they wanna start winning & u know what I'm not even mad at ignorance.
All eight UAAP teams pulled-off their A-game by showcasing best pyramids before cheerdance fans at the Mall of Asia Arena.
We've got to be on our A-game from the start and just keep going and keep playing hard.
99 LED by lead singer Eddie Vedder, evergreen alternative rockers Pearl Jam played two sell-out shows at Chicago's Wrigley Field stadium last summer and brought their A-game.
Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm - plus female stars TNT Lister, Ace Jackson and Hoops Green - from the Globetrotters are expected to bring their A-game to show off their feats with a basketball in this family show.
We will bring our A-game and put our best foot forward, she remarked.
Celebrities certainly brought their A-Game to the ABC show.
MEL B brings her A-game as she has fun on a paddleboard during a sunshine break in Ibiza.
TouchPoint One launched A-GAME Gridiron, our inaugural football-themed competition, in the fall to align with the National Football League's regular and post-season timetable.