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turnabout is fair play

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  • turnabout is fair play — US used to say that if someone does something to harm you it is fair for you to do something to harm that person She did it to me, so I m going to do it to her. Turnabout is fair play. • • • Main Entry: ↑turnabout …   Useful english dictionary

  • Turnabout is fair play. — American something that you say which means you will do something that someone else has done because this is fair. You cook dinner tonight, I cooked last night. Turnabout is fair play …   New idioms dictionary

  • fair play — n [U] 1.) playing according to the rules of a game without cheating ▪ rules designed to ensure fair play 2.) fair treatment of people without cheating or being dishonest ▪ the British tradition of fair play ▪ This kind of behavior violates many… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • fair play — noun : equitable or impartial treatment : justice passage of the fair play amendment abolishing the practice of contested delegates voting in their own and other delegate contests Roscoe Drummond * * * fair play, fair action or treatment, as in a …   Useful english dictionary

  • fair play — noun (U) 1 playing according to the rules of a game without cheating 2 BrE fair treatment of people without cheating or dishonesty see also: turnabout is fair play turnabout (2) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • fair play — noun Good behavior, following the rules See Also: play fair, turnabout is fair play …   Wiktionary

  • turn about is fair play — 1755 Life of Captain Dudley Bradstreet 338 Hitherto honest Men were kept from shuffling the Cards, because they would cast knaves out from the Company of Kings, but we would make them know, Turn about was fair Play. 1854 SURTEES Handley Cross… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • turnabout — turn|a|bout [ tɜrnə,baut ] noun count an important change in a situation or in someone s opinion or attitude turnabout is fair play AMERICAN MAINLY SPOKEN used for saying that it is fair to do something unpleasant to someone who has done… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • turnabout — turn|a|bout [ˈtə:nəbaut US ˈtə:rn ] n 1.) [C usually singular] BrE a complete change in someone s opinions, ideas, or methods ▪ an extraordinarily rapid turnabout in attitudes 2.) turnabout is fair play AmE used to say that because someone else… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • turnabout — noun BrE (countable usually singular) 1 a complete change in someone s opinions or ideas: an extraordinary turnabout in public opinion 2 turnabout is fair play AmE used to say that because someone else has done something you can do it too …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • turnabout — noun Date: 1789 1. merry go round 2. a. a change or reversal of direction, trend, policy, role, or character b. a changing from one allegiance to another c. turncoat, renegade d. an act or instance of retaliating < turnabout is fair play > …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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