The Iraqi could barely repress his glee, and did a kind of jig as he walked across the room.
Some supposedly "Christian" organizations have been running an interesting game for years now--but in 2014, I think the jig is up.
He did not take a step—do a jig—without calculating the odds.
In the end, the case was referred to the Nassau County District Attorney, and the jig was up.
We've got old man Appleweight, so you've lost your leader, and I tell you the jig's up.
She pushed Rgina gently aside, and the child went on with her jig.
The station master had evidently put him wise to my game, so I saw the jig was all up for me.
She began to cripple and jig most painfully for one of her size and dignity.
The squid enveloped the jig with its tentacles and would be whisked aboard squirting sepia in protest.
"When I got your invitation I danced a jig of delight," went on Songbird.
"lively dance," 1560s, perhaps related to Middle French giguer "to dance," or to the source of German Geige "violin." Meaning "piece of sport, trick" is 1590s, now mainly in phrase the jig is up (first attested 1777 as the jig is over). As a verb from 1580s.