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fair game

Hunting archaic quarry that may legitimately be pursued according to the rules of a particular sport

fair game

[¦fer ′gām]
(mathematics)
A game in which all of the participants have equal expectation of gain.
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''If it's a fair match everybody will be pleased and you will get a fair game from Manchester United.''While United go into the tie in excellent shape, the reverse is true of Inter.
"There's so much competition," reflects the blonde actress whose new film, Fair Game, opens today.
The only solution is to catch these cowardly yobs who regard our buses as fair game, which demandsextra vigilance from all of us.
At Aberdeen Sheriff Court, Monteiro admitted the killing but said he had done so as in Portugal birds are "fair game".
He is right,however,in pointing out an attitude that prevails,particularly it has to be said at the BBC, that theWelsh are fair game and you can say things about them that you would not dare about any other ethnic group.
While criticism is fair game for a politician, empty-headed comment is not.
Yes, there were other gay and lesbian couples, but this one quickly became fair game for unprecedented gawking.
MUSLIM Cabinet minister Baroness Warsi has hit out at the "small minority" of Pakistani men who see white girls as "fair game".
ONCE again the motorist is fair game when it comes to stealth tax.
But manager Arsene Wenger insisted: ``I am not concerned about it at all because everybody knows Ashley plays a fair game.''
The judge ruled that Rodriguez, who is not named in the song or the video, is a public figure and therefore fair game.
Under the FEC's logic, any other material published in the magazine during this period should also be fair game. Caspar Weinberger wrote about Bosnia twice (October 9 and December 18, 1995), Thomas Sowell discussed term limits in a September 11 column, and John Rutledge mentioned the gold standard and the fiat tax in a November 6 column on the Phillips curve.