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fair shake

noun

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the practice of giving to others what is their due
  • it's going to be tough to get a fair shake the way this country's legal system is set up

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The first known use of fair shake was in 1830

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“Fair shake.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/fair%20shake. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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