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fair offTo clear.Rate 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 and squareTotally fairly and undoubtedly.Rate it:

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fair and squareWithin the applicable rules.Rate 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 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 to middlingOnly tolerably good.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-weather friendOne who is friendly, helpful, or available only when it is advantageous or convenient to be so.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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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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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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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.Rate it:

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even-stevenEqual; fair.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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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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hit one out of the ballparkTo hit a fair ball so well that the ball flies over all of the spectators' seats and lands outside the stadium.Rate it:

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on balanceExpression Offered By Many In The Judiciary', Viewing Something in A Fair And Balanced Manner:Rate it:

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pulcherBeautiful, fair.Rate it:

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square shooterA person who is fair, trustworthy, or forthright; a person who bargains or transacts business in a fair, honest manner.Rate it:

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sucker punchA disabling punch targeting a place which is not normally acceptable in a "fair fight", such as on the back of the head.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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whale the tar outa him!Act of Beating Someone! 'Slap 'im-UP To A Fair Thee Well!"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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