be fair

be fair

A call to treat someone fairly and sensibly. Oh, be fair—let your brother ride in the front seat for a change.
See also: fair

ˌbe ˈfair!

(spoken) used to tell somebody to be reasonable in their judgement of somebody/something: Be fair! She didn’t even know you were coming today.
References in classic literature ?
I would be fair and stately, with a bright star to shine And give a queenly air to this crimson robe of mine.
What we want to achieve is a fair marketplace so we should be fair to businesses and consumers.
To be fair to Metcalfe, he hasn't just got a flair for management-speak and mollification.
No need to repeat the details here - that wouldn't be fair to Susan.
It will be fair enough for people to say I am a flop if I've played 20 games or so, because that will mean I have been given a fair crack of the whip.