fair enough

fair enough
fair enough
Expressing acceptance, though not necessarily full agreement
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Main Entry:fair

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informal used to admit that something is reasonable or acceptable

"I can't come because I'm working late." "Fair enough."

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fair enough — see fair, 1
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Main Entry:enough
fair enough
— used to say that something is reasonable or fair

“I'll wash the dishes today, and you can wash them tomorrow.” “Fair enough.”

“He needs more time.” “Fair enough, but we can't wait too much longer.”

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Main Entry:fair

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fair eˈnough idiom
(informal, especially BrE) used to say that an idea or suggestion seems reasonable

‘We'll meet at 8.’ ‘Fair enough.’

If you don't want to come, fair enough, but let Bill know.

Main entry:fairidiom

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