fair's fair

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fair's fair

A phrase used when one thinks that something is fair. Come on, you need to watch the kids for Ellen tonight because I do it all the time—fair's fair.
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fair's fair

used to request just treatment or assert that an arrangement is just. informal
2000 Sallee Vickers Miss Garnet's Angel Jonah, the wandering prophet, reminded her too much of her father. ‘He was a bit of a misery, wasn't he?’ But then, fair's fair, living in the belly of a whale must give one a different point of view.
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fair’s ˈfair

(British English also fair ˈdos/ˈdo’s) (spoken) used, especially as an exclamation, to say that you think that an action, a decision, etc. is acceptable and appropriate because it means that everyone will be treated fairly: You may not like her, but fair’s fair, she’s a good teacher.Look, fair’s fair. I’ve helped you lots of times. Now you can help me.
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