fair enough




Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - fair enough

"fair enough"

that is reasonable;

I agree

 

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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - fair enough

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1: I know that you don't think putting the compete data in the report is necessary but we do need to include at least some reference to the conclusion that can be drawn from the data, right?

Colleague 2: Fair enough. Some reference to the data needs to be referenced. My concern is just how the data is referenced and how it is presented. The data could be interpreted in different ways.



Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - fair enough

Two adult siblings are talking ...

Brother: It seems obvious now that our elderly mother needs around the clock care. We can hire a nurse to look after her during the day and we can takes turns staying with her each night.

Sister: Fair enough. Let's work out a schedule.

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fair enough - Usage:

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fair enough - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for fair enough.




fair enough - Examples:

1)  It just wasn't grabbing her. Fair enough. I took the book off her hands and went downstairs.

2)  He has a talent. If you didn't like it, fair enough but ...

3)  ... trusting another male. Your list sort of focusses on partners, which is fair enough in many respects, and the comments are largely about partners or parents as ...

4)  ... has warmed dramatically during the past 60 years. So he changed his mind. Fair enough. But he remains skeptical about the cause of global warming and to ...

5)  Fair enough, you know more than me about the inside story with these guys.

6)  ... a lot more game composers need to learn about film scoring techniques'. Fair enough; every good composer never stops learning and gaining new tools for their craft.

7)  Selecting only specialists with good memories and high confidence under pressure is fair enough, if those are the sort of people you want.

8)  ... bigger issue is that people will always shun those that are different. Alright, fair enough -- birds of a feather flock together. 

9)  In contrast, if they want their money to be 100% safe, then fair enough: but they can't have their cake and eat it too.

10)  ... they sell only sell one product, so releasing a single new product annually seems fair enough.

11)  ... guess it wouldn't be the first time I've missed a memo. Fair enough. I like the case mods and keyboards too, and have a fondness for ...

12)  As for the sarcasm and slights, fair enough, my post is cheeky.

13)  It's a fair enough assumption on his part. I mean, let's face it, is ...

14)  ... later necessity is worth the risk of potential complications or the inevitable non-traumatic effects. Fair enough. What is not fair is to describe this as mutilation.

15)  So mamma James is dying and she just wants to be with her family. Fair enough.

16)  ... flying beasts don't often get called romantic names. Okay, fair enough

17)  If you don't agree with me then fair enough because I will not judge you for your bigoted view on life.

18)  If he doesn't want to be with Kristen anymore that fair enough, at least she knows she tried, and will move on with her ...

19)  There are no major changes in any PC manufacturers. Fair enough. But I think Microsoft has raised expectations a lot higher than that.

20)  The tumor was repulsive, the baby broke my heart. Fair enough, Dwee; as far as it goes.