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a fair crack of the whip

UK (US a fair shake) an ​equalchance to do something: It's only ​right that all the ​candidates should be given a fair ​crack of the ​whip.
(Definition of a fair crack of the whip from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “a fair crack of the whip”
in Chinese (Simplified) 平等的机会…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平等的機會…
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