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Most people don't get a fair crack of the whip.
Norman Cook

Meaning of "a fair crack of the whip" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP

a fair crack of the whip play
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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP

a closed book
a couple of
a cut above
a dime a dozen
a dog´s chance
a dog´s dinner
a dog´s life
a drop in the bucket
a drowning man will clutch at a straw
a dusty answer
a far cry
a fast buck
a fine kettle of fish
a flea in one´s ear
a foot in the door
a fortiori
a free hand
a frog in one´s throat
a full plate
a good few

WORDS THAT END LIKE A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP

bullwhip
championship
chief whip
chip
coachwhip
crack the whip
friendship
hip
horsewhip
leadership
membership
ownership
partnership
pistol-whip
relationship
riding whip
ship
stock whip
three-line whip
whip

Synonyms and antonyms of a fair crack of the whip in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a fair crack of the whip» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP

Find out the translation of a fair crack of the whip to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a fair crack of the whip from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a fair crack of the whip» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

鞭公平裂缝
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una grieta justo del látigo
570 millions of speakers

English

a fair crack of the whip
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

कोड़ा के एक निष्पक्ष दरार
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

صدع العادل لل سوط
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

справедливое трещина кнута
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

uma rachadura justa do chicote
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

চাবুক একটি ন্যায্য ফাটল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

une fissure juste de fouet
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Retak cuka yang adil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

eine faire Knall der Peitsche
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

公正な扱い
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

공평한
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

A cetha sing adil saka cemlorot
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một vết nứt bằng roi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சவுக்கை ஒரு நியாயமான கிராக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

चाबूक एक गोरा क्षणात
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Kırbaç için adil bir çatlak
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una fiera schiocco della frusta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

godziwa trzask bicza
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

справедливе тріщина батога
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o fisura echitabil de bici
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

μια δίκαιη ρωγμή του μαστίγιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n billike kraak van die sweep
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en rättvis spricka av piskan
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en rettferdig sprekk av pisk
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a fair crack of the whip

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP»

The term «a fair crack of the whip» is regularly used and occupies the 93.513 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a fair crack of the whip

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2 QUOTES WITH «A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word a fair crack of the whip.
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Ralph Brown
I love doing comedy. I find comedy quite hard work. Comedy's underrated, I think, by actors, you know? It's difficult to get it right and get it funny. I really enjoy doing it. I kind of wish I'd done it more. I can't complain. I've had a fair crack of the whip.
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Norman Cook
Most people don't get a fair crack of the whip.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP»

Discover the use of a fair crack of the whip in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a fair crack of the whip and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dancing with Idioms 2:
CraCk of the whip I was given a fair crack of the whip in this contest I have a chance to win a trip to Midwest Meaning 'Fair crack of the whip' means an equal opportunity or fair chance. Example Everyone is given a fair crack of the whip to ...
WP Phan, 2013
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
0 The idea of thunder announcing the Last Judgement comes from several passages in the book of Revelation (e.g., 6:1, 8:5). a fair crack of the whip fair treatment; a chance to participate or compete on equal terms. British informal 1989 T. M. ...
John Ayto, 2010
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Shorter Slang Dictionary
79 fart about fair crack of the whip fair play, as in to give (sb) a fair crack of the whip, to deal fairly with (sb); to get a fair crack of the whip, to have a fair share. fair do's a fair deal; justice, as in fair do's all around. Originally fair dues (since the ...
Paul Beale, Eric Partridge, Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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Wordbook of Australian Idiom: Aussie Slang
... a fair go, be just— (1) 'Fair is fair, give us a fair crack of the whip, mate (2) 'I bought last, fair crack of the whip, its yer flamin' shout (your turn to buy a round of drinks)' fair dinkum The absolute truth— 'Is that fair dinkum? Yeah. 56 Kerrin.
Kerrin P. Rowe, 2005
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The Oxford Dictionary of Idioms
The idea of thunder announcing the Last Judgement comes from several passages in the book of Revelation (e.g., 6:1,8:5). a fair crack of the whip fair treatment; a chance to participate or compete on equal terms. British informal 1989 T. M. ...
Judith Siefring, 2004
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Cassell英语常用词组用法词典
... crack of dooml 05*ffi7 ! ) * (fair) crack of the whip *f flf M I IH# (They will never give us a fair crack of the whip'. ftflft^#i&«ffl-ffl-K H^&W^lt ! ) not all it's cracked up to be MINt A.f JJW JK.FKlBPJSitf (That five-star hotel isn 't all it's cracked up to he.
Rosalind Fergusson, 2003
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
... are cracking down on vandals in this area. a fair crack of the whip a fair and sufficient period of importance, dominance etc: Each of the three speakers was given a fair crack of the whip. get cracking (in/) to get moving quickly; to get busy: 68.
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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Chambers Idioms
... are cracking down on vandals in this area. a fair crack of the whip a fair and sufficient period of importance, dominance etc: Each of the three speakers was given a fair crack of the whip. get cracking (inf) to get moving quickly; to get busy: 68.
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Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
FAIR by one's own fair hand by oneself Let me have your opinion for it 's all done by my own fair hand. a fair cop legitimate arrest (usually made while the crime is being committed) a fair crack of the whip reasonable chance to share in ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998
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The Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and ...
To give someone a 'fair crack of the whip' is to deal fairly with that person AUSTRALIA, 1929 fair crack of the whip! be fair! AUSTRALIA, 1924 fair dinks adverb honestly AUSTRALIA, 1983 fair dinkum adjective 1 displaying typical Australian ...
Terry Victor, Tom Dalzell, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A FAIR CRACK OF THE WHIP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a fair crack of the whip is used in the context of the following news items.
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Goalkeeper Wes Foderingham set to be third summer signing for …
... he had played very well in my opinion in the games he started for us, I sincerely hope MW gives the lad a fair crack of the whip this season. «Glasgow Evening Times, Jul 15»
2
Smith to bring 'compassion' to Editor role
From a community standpoint, my strength will be to be welcoming, be open to constructive criticism and to provide a fair crack of the whip for ... «Royal Gazette, Jun 15»
3
Clement On Signings & Villareal
Talking about the pre season return, he said that every player with us would be given a fair crack of the whip under him. 'I want to give the ... «Vitalfootball, Jun 15»
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Mark Sampson hopes England get fair crack from referee against …
“We just want a fair crack of the whip from the referee,” he says. “But aggression's part of the game. This England team has it and we'll make ... «The Guardian, Jun 15»
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Ex-Liverpool star backs Man United flop to shine on Premier League …
Upon leaving Old Trafford, Falcao expressed his frustration at not having been given a fair crack of the whip in Manchester, and Masch—who ... «caughtoffside, Jun 15»
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Leigh Centurions boss calls on refs to stop picking on Hock
... top brass and the men in the middle wil also listen to what he has to say in calling for what he sees as a fair crack of the whip with Hock. «Manchester Evening News, Jun 15»
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Burrow Contract Cancelled By Mutual Consent
Feel like he hasn't really got a fair crack of the whip, young lad, scored a few goals and spent too much of his time having balls smashed 70 ... «Vitalfootball, Jun 15»
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Former Plymouth Argyle and Swansea City striker Rory Fallon snubs …
With a pre-season behind me, I'll have no excuses about having to catch-up. I'll have a fair crack of the whip.” More Scunthorpe United news, ... «Scunthorpe Telegraph, Jun 15»
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A Cheque for Czech Cech Checks Ospina's Arsenal Ambitions
Unlike Ospina he has had what my father used to call "A fair crack of the whip" and perhaps it's time to acknowledge that in truth he is not up to ... «Sport.co.uk, Jun 15»
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Ex-Chelsea coach Wilkins backing bid for Arsenal ace Oxlade …
"He has had a lot of injuries but hasn't really had a fair crack of the whip in staking his claim for selection. It would be a good fit if he were to go ... «Tribal Football, Jun 15»
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