fair game


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fair game

n
1. a legitimate object for ridicule or attack
2. (Hunting) hunting archaic quarry that may legitimately be pursued according to the rules of a particular sport
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fair game - a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influencefair game - a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence; "he fell prey to muggers"; "everyone was fair game"; "the target of a manhunt"
victim - an unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
Translations
juego limpio

fair game

n to be fair game (person) → essere bersaglio legittimo
References in classic literature ?
But this thing, itself no chicken, with the seeming of a wild feathered thing of the jungle that was fair game for any dog, talked to him with the voice of a god.
A Loose-Fish is fair game for anybody who can soonest catch it.
The Sioux Tetons were at that time a sort of pirates of the Missouri, who considered the well freighted bark of the American trader fair game.
The right house was the residence of an opulent stockbroker who wore a heavy watch-chain and seemed fair game.
On the other hand, I said that I would play the game fairly by you, and I do not think it is a fair game to allow you for one unnecessary moment to waste your energies upon a profitless task.
With typography, layout, graphics, syntax, and spelling all on the table as fair game for play, each poem in Strange Fruit demands slow consumption and digestion before moving on to the next.
We're trying to run a good game, a fair game for everybody.
Hit movie: The Day Of The Jackal FAIR GAME (Wednesday, Film4, 6.
Hit movie: the The Day of The Jackal fair Game |Hit movie: facing an impossible task.
But that doesn't mean other aspects of their elected officials' personal lives are fair game in the political arena, experts say.
As Fail-Safe is to Dr Strangelove, so Fair Game is to Burn After Reading.
After a very long day's rugby (six hours) held at Llandaff RFC and six matches later, Llanishen faced Rhiwbina in a physical, hard but fair game, with both sides playing some good rugby.