to be fair (to someone or something)(redirected from to be fair to them)
to be fair (to someone or something)
In justification or defense (of someone or something). To be fair, I did try to warn her about the implications of a deal like that, but I still should have done more to stop it from happening. I know his remarks are controversial, but, to be fair to him, they're grounded in pretty concrete scientific evidence. These headphones are really comfortable and well made, to be fair. They just don't have the bass levels I'm looking for.
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