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fair game

noun [U] uk   us  
someone or something that people are allowed to criticize: Celebrities are fair game for the press.
Translations of “fair game”
in Chinese (Traditional) 可批評的人(或事物)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 可批评的人(或事物)…
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