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Today's Idiom = "The Game Is Afoot"
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The Game Is Afoot ( the chase has begun ... )

"The Game Is Afoot"

"The game is afoot" when the race has begun and someone is being chased.

Example: "Jim just saw a beautiful girl he wants to meet." Reply: "The game is afoot."

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