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
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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.
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Naomi Watts |in Fair Game is shunned by her colleagues, who want to protect their anonymity.
Carla, a fowl participant in the fair game of ``chase the chicken,'' peered anxiously from a pet carrier in a corner of the room.
Sure, he's fair game, but Victoria is the innocent party in the whole sorry saga and didn't deserve the complete and utter mauling of her personality, appearance, career, and skills as a mother which ensued.
Under the new McCarthyism every nuance of private sexual behavior becomes fair game for public scrutiny.
The judge ruled that Rodriguez, who is not named in the song or the video, is a public figure and therefore fair game.

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