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fair is fairAlternative form of fair's fairRate it:

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fair's fairAn expression used when asking for fair or just treatment, or when asserting that a situation is fair.Rate it:

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bygones be bygones, and fair play for time to comeLet all past wrongs be forgotten, with a resumption of cordial relations.Rate it:

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fair gameAn goal or object that may legitimately be sought.Rate it:

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fair sexWomen collectively.Rate it:

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fair and squareWithin the applicable rules.Rate it:

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fair and squareTotally fairly and undoubtedly.Rate it:

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turn about is fair playMy business partner came up to Me the week before Halloween to notify that he was leaving for two weeks in Florida 'cause is wife was tired.Rate it:

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fair offTo clear.Rate it:

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a fair seasonA right timeRate it:

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all's fair in love and warunpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict.Rate it:

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bid fairseem probableRate it:

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bid fairseems probableRate it:

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fair enoughAn expression used to concede a point; denotes that, upon consideration, something is correct or reasonable; an expression of acknowledgment or understanding.Rate it:

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fair gameA game that is fair, that does not involve cheating etc.Rate it:

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fair gameActions permissible by the rules.Rate it:

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fair playGood behavior, following the rulesRate it:

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fair shakeReasonable, unbiased treatment; a fair deal.Rate it:

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fair to middlingOnly tolerably good.Rate it:

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fair upTo clearRate it:

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fair weather fanA fan who only pays attention to their favorite team when they are preforming well.Rate it:

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fair weather friendOnly when it is advantageous or easy.Rate it:

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fair-haired boySomeone's favourite, especially a young one, a blue-eyed boy (British), (Australian)Rate it:

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fair-haired boySomeone's favourite, especially a young one; a blue-eyed boy,Rate it:

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Fair-Weather FriendSomeone who is your friend only when you are successful and prosperous but leave you in the time of needRate it:

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fair-weather friendOne who is friendly, helpful, or available only when it is advantageous or convenient to be so.Rate it:

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mi clugs fair whistledRunning that fast in clogsRate it:

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turnabout is fair playIt is allowable to retaliate against an enemy's dirty tricks by using the same ones against him.Rate it:

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you can't say fairer than thatThat is good, reasonable, or fair; one cannot hope for a better decision or outcome.Rate it:

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ugly AmericanAn American government representative, tourist, or businessperson who, in dealing with people of other nations, is haughty, rude, meddlesome, or jingoistic.Rate it:

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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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mettez cela au netMake a fair copy of that.Rate it:

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move onTo start dealing with something else.Rate it:

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blue-eyed boyThe favourite, especially a young one, of especially someone in power; a fair-haired boy,Rate it:

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falling glassThe wall-hung mercury barometer utilized in the days of sail presented approximately thirty inches of height level of the mercury in it's glass tube in fair weather. When a vessel sailed into a barometric Low Pressure region, the mercury level became lower and tended to indicate the presence of oncoming thunderstorms, gales, or a possible hurricane.Rate it:

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the law is an assThe law, as created by legislators or as administered by the justice system, cannot be relied upon to be sensible or fair.Rate it:

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à dur âne dur aiguillonIn dealing with obstinate natures one must use severe measures.Rate it:

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bandwagon fanA fair weather fan that has shown no past loyalty to a team.Rate it:

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c'est de la moutarde après dînerIt comes too late to be of any use; It is a day after the fair.Rate it:

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ça, c'est de bonne guerreHe has only used fair means to defend himself (or, attack you); He has acted within his rights, you cannot complain.Rate it:

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cake walkFrom the mid 1900s, a game at a fair or party in which people walk around a numbered circle along to music. When the music is stopped, the caller draws a number from a jar and whoever is standing on or closest to that number that number wins a cake.Rate it:

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cela n'est pas du jeu1. That is not fair, not cricket; You are not playing the game. 2. That was not agreed upon.Rate it:

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chacun le sien n'est pas tropLet each have his own, then all is fair.Rate it:

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clap onto temporarily add something to an existing part, especially to add an additional sail to take advantage of a fair windRate it:

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donnant donnantfair's fair, give and takeRate it:

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doucement va bien loinFair and softly goes far; Slow and sure wins the race.Rate it:

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even-stevenEqual; fair.Rate it:

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fencepost problemIn computer programming, a problem dealing with how to treat the initial or boundary values of a discrete problem.Rate it:

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forewarned is forearmedAdvance awareness of a situation, especially a risky one, prepares one to deal with it.1863, Charles Reade, Hard Cash, ch. 4:[W]hatever a young gentleman of that age says to you, he says to many other ladies; but your experience is not equal to your sense; so profit by mine . . . forewarned is forearmed.1885, G. A. Henty, Saint George for England, ch. 4:Sometimes, they say, it is wiser to remain in ignorance; at other times forewarned is forearmed.circa 1903, Lucy Maud Montgomery, "Why Mr. Cropper Changed His Mind":"Well, Miss Maxwell, I think it only fair to tell you that you may have trouble with those boys when they do come. Forewarned is forearmed, you know."Rate it:

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grey marketDealing in shares using methods that are legal but officially frowned upon - for example, before issue and flotation.Rate it:

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