fair play to someone
fair play (to you)
Well done! That's impressive! I heard you got a promotion—fair play to you! Fair play! I wouldn't have thought of doing that!
fair play to someoneINFORMAL
People say fair play to someone to mean that they should be praised for something or that what they are doing is reasonable. Fair play to The Levellers themselves for putting on musically adventurous support bands. Fair play to them if they make a few quid out of the deal.