→ It didn't seem fair to leave out her father.
[trial, verdict] juste, équitable
→ An appeals court had ruled that they could not get a fair trial in Los Angeles.
→ The United Nations talks about the fair treatment of minorities
[deal, competition] honnête, correct (e)
→ I wanted them to get a fair deal ...
[price] correct (e) , honnête
→ those who want quality, a fair price and variety
[person] juste, équitable
→ ... a very fair and broadminded man
it's not fair! ce n'est pas juste!
That's not fair. Ce n'est pas juste.
it's fair to say (that) ... on peut dire que ...
→ "I think it's fair to say that I've calmed down a lot in the past 10 years," he insists.
→ It is fair to say the Chairman's speech was not the best received
to be fair, ... il faut dire que ...
→ To be fair, she never claimed she'd be able to do it
fair enough! bon, d'accord!
→ "I don't think we should," she said. "Fair enough," I said.
a fair number un assez grand nombre
a fair amount, a fair amount of pas mal de
→ The job involves a fair amount of travelling
They travel a fair amount. Ils voyagent pas mal.
a fair distance, That's a fair distance. Ça représente une distance considérable.
a fair distance away assez loin
→ My family lives a fair distance away.
a fair bit, a fair bit of time pas mal de temps
→ I spent a fair bit of time finding directions
They travel a fair bit. Ils voyagent pas mal.
[chance] assez bon (ne)
I have a fair chance of winning. J'ai d'assez bonnes chances de gagner.
I have a fair idea of who ... je crois bien savoir qui ...
→ I have a fair idea of what he's likely to do.
it's a fair guess to say that ... on peut dire sans trop s'avancer que ...
→ It's a fair guess to say that the damage will be extensive
[hair] blond (e)
(=very pale) clair (e)
→ It's important to protect my fair skin from the sun
He's got fair hair. Il a les cheveux blonds.
[weather] beau (belle)
→ a spell of fair weather
The weather was fair. Il faisait beau.
[person] beau (belle)
[place] beau (belle)
→ the fair city of Verona
to play fair jouer franc jeu
→ The government is not playing fair, one union official told me.
fair and square
[win, beat] loyalement
→ he was beaten fair and square by Lucido
antiques fair salon de l'antiquaire
(=funfair) fête f foraine, foire f
n salon m de l'antiquaire
→ ...old flags bought at an antiques fair.
n foire f du livre
→ ... the Frankfurt Book Fair.
n exposition-vente f d'artisanat
n copie f au propre
to be fair game être une cible légitime
→ Politicians were always considered fair game by cartoonists
→ The media gloves were off. Children of party leaders were fair game.
→ At 18, Prince Harry is considered fair game for the media
[person] aux cheveux blonds
My mother is fair-haired. Ma mère a les cheveux blonds.
[person] impartial (e)
→ She is one of the most fair-minded people I know.
n fair-play m inv
→ ... a legal system that is unmatched anywhere in the world for its justice and sense of fair play.
fair sex , fairer sex
n beau sexe m
adj assez grand (e)
adj (with pale skin)
à la peau claire
[product, coffee, chocolate] issu (e) du commerce équitable, équitable
she's a fair-weather friend dès qu'on a des ennuis, elle n'est plus votre amie
Office of Fair Trading
n ~Direction f générale de la concurrence, de la consommation et de la répression des fraudes
n foire exposition f
n exposition f universelle