the game is up meaning
The scheme has failed, all is revealed
The deception is over.; The illegal activity has come to an end.
• When the police were waiting for them inside the bank vault, the would-be robbers knew that the game was up.
• ""The jig is up!"" said the cop as he grabbed the shoulder of the pickpocket.
- the game is up.
- encroach, presume, and the game is up
- he knows the game is up
- the game is up
- murat sees the game is up if he lets the sergeant have his say . with an affectation of surprise a true gascon