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fair offTo clear.
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bid fairseem probable
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bid fairseems probable
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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.
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fair gameA game that is fair, that does not involve cheating etc.
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fair gameActions permissible by the rules.
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fair gameAn goal or object that may legitimately be sought.
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fair sexWomen collectively.
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fair and squareTotally fairly and undoubtedly.
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fair and squareWithin the applicable rules.
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fair to middlingOnly tolerably good.
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fair weather friendOnly when it is advantageous or easy.
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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.
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all's fair in love and warunpleasant behavior is acceptable during love and conflict.
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carry one's weightTo contribute or produce one's fair share, as of work, money, etc.
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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."
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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.
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on balanceExpression Offered By Many In The Judiciary', Viewing Something in A Fair And Balanced Manner:
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pulcherBeautiful, fair.
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whale the tar outa him!Act of Beating Someone! 'Slap 'im-UP To A Fair Thee Well!"
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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.
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