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play fair

to act in a fair and honest way: It wasn't really playing fair not to tell her the job was already filled.
Translations of “play fair”
in Chinese (Traditional) 辦事公正合理, 行為光明正大…
in Chinese (Simplified) 办事公正合理, 行为光明正大…
(Definition of play fair from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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