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Turnabout is fair play definition


You had your turn; now it's only fair that I should have mine. (Compare Every dog has his day.)

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turnabout is fair play

Taking alternate or successive turns at doing something is just and equitable. For example, Come on, I want to sit in the front seat now—turnabout is fair play. This justification for taking turns was first recorded in 1755.
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