a fair shake

noun

Definition of a fair shake

informal
: a fair deal : fair treatment The judge gave him a fair shake, requiring him to perform community service. She expected to get a fair shake from her boss.

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“A fair shake.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20fair%20shake. Accessed 6 Aug. 2021.

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