be game
be game
to be ready for action; to be agreeable to participating in something. •

“I'm game,” David replied when I suggested we go for a long hike.

We're going to the park to play football. Are you game?

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{v. phr.} To be cooperative, willing, sporting. * /When I asked Charlie to climb Mount McKinley with us, he said he was game if we were./

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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