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Meaning of “what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander” in the English Dictionary

"what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander" in British English

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what's sauce for the goose is sauce for the gander

old-fashioned saying said to ​emphasize that if one ​person is ​allowed to do something or to ​behave in a ​particular way, then another ​person must be ​allowed to do that thing or ​behave in that way, too
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