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  1. numbers game

    • IPA[ˈnəmbərz ɡām]
    • n.
      the use or manipulation of statistics or figures, especially in support of an argument;an illegal lottery based on the occurrence of unpredictable numbers in the results of races, etc.
    • noun: numbers game, plural noun: numbers games

    • 釋義

    名詞

    • 1. derogatory the use or manipulation of statistics or figures, especially in support of an argument legislators were today playing the numbers game as the vote drew closer
    • derogatory an illegal lottery based on the occurrence of unpredictable numbers in the results of races, etc.