Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WAITING GAME

Sir Donald's conscience is not clear as to this waiting game.

There's no game in the world like it—the waiting game, I mean.

They had grown too wary, and now preferred to play a waiting game.

They will play a waiting game, and in the end make a surprise attack.

It was a waiting game, and whichever waited the longer was bound to win.

I knew better than that, and I played what is technically known as a waiting game.

Theirs is a waiting game for the present, and they are passing the time as best they can.

But now that he had to play a waiting game, his blood cooled.

Its smallness would be perceived if he led it into the open; his was a waiting game.

"Yes, it's the waiting game that strains the staunchest morale," he admitted.

Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.