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Dear Ted:

What does "game herself" mean in the sentence below?

She started making eyes at one of the husbands on the tour, hoping to game herself some action for later.

Also, would you please give me some examples of how to use "game oneself" correctly?

Thank you very much for your kind help.

Paolo

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Dear Paolo:

What does "game herself" mean in the sentence below?

She started making eyes at one of the husbands on the tour, hoping to game herself some action for later.


*** What does "game herself" mean in the sentence below?

She is trying to set up some romantic contact with the husband.

Look at definitions 6 and 7 --

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=game


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