game over

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A message usually signaling that the player failed a computer or video game, for example by losing all of their lives, although the phrase sometimes follows the score after successful completion of a game.
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Before I could figure out what the hell was the object of the game, I hear the thing go boom-boom, and the screen lights up with a sign: game over.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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game overThe end of some ongoing situation due to either failure or success.
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