fair share

noun

: a reasonable amount
He gets his fair share of attention, too.

Examples of fair share in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web When the powerful break the law and take more than their fair share, there are fewer resources available for working people, small businesses and families. Ben Protess, New York Times, 16 Feb. 2024 Both are savvy businesswomen who have faced down their fair share of public criticism. Hanna Lustig, Glamour, 12 Feb. 2024 Everything Of course, this family rocks their fair share of red attire — repping dad's Kansas City Chiefs, of course! — and this photo is no different. Alexandra Schonfeld, Peoplemag, 11 Feb. 2024 Color stories claiming peaches, browns, corals and blues also had their fair share of moments. Miami Staff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 Return to work mandates have their fair share of short-comings too, given its impact on employee satisfaction and future recruitment prospects. Prarthana Prakash, Fortune Europe, 29 Jan. 2024 Also pulling in their fair share were Barbie (eight nominations) and Maestro (seven), while American Fiction, Anatomy of a Fall, The Holdovers, and Zone of Interest all grabbed five nominations each. Dustin Nelson, EW.com, 23 Jan. 2024 Jake Moody, San Francisco’s rookie, has had his fair share of issues, too. Danny Emerman, The Mercury News, 21 Jan. 2024 Much like many large cities in Thailand, Lampang has its fair share of temples, street food, and markets. Meagan Drillinger, Travel + Leisure, 4 Feb. 2024 See More

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“Fair share.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fair%20share. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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