fair shake, a
An equitable bargain or opportunity, as in You can always count on the boss to give his crew a fair shake. This expression probably alludes to the shaking of dice. [Colloquial; early 1800s]
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Even internally in the House, women are not getting their fair shake.
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Frustrating as regulars find these fair-weather exercise interlopers, they were also all beginners once, he says.
Perhaps it always seems that way at the time, but surely we face our fair share right now.
Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.Glances at Europe|Horace Greeley
The women at once rose and began to shake out their draperies and relax their muscles.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Finally, let me ask the general reader to put aside all prejudice, and give both sides a fair hearing.God and my Neighbour|Robert Blatchford
Grandmamma sits in her quaint arm-chair— Never was lady more sweet and fair!
He was tall and of familiar figure, and the firelight was playing in the tossed curls of his short, fair hair.The Bondboy|George W. (George Washington) Ogden