the name of the game

noun phrase

Definition of the name of the game

informal
: the basic goal or purpose of an activity When all is said and done, in business, profit is the name of the game.

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“The name of the game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20name%20of%20the%20game. Accessed 26 Jan. 2022.

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