what's good for the goose is good for the gander

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used to say that one person or situation should be treated the same way that another person or situation is treated If he can go out with his friends at night, then she should be able to, too. What's good for the goose is good for the gander.

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“What's good for the goose is good for the gander.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%27s%20good%20for%20the%20goose%20is%20good%20for%20the%20gander. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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