get a fair crack of the whip


get a fair crack of the whip
get/have a fair crack of the whip give (someone) a fair crack of the whip - to give someone an opportunity to do something.

We'll take turns to host the conference. That way we'll all get a fair crack of the whip.


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  • have a fair crack of the whip — get/have a fair crack of the whip give (someone) a fair crack of the whip to give someone an opportunity to do something. We ll take turns to host the conference. That way we ll all get a fair crack of the whip …   New idioms dictionary

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  • crack — 1 verb 1 BREAK (I, T) to break or make something break so that it gets one or more lines on its surface: Don t put that delicate china in the dishwasher it may crack. | She fell off her bike and cracked a bone in her leg. 2 LOUD SOUND (I, T) to… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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  • crack — n., v., & adj. n. 1 a a sudden sharp or explosive noise (the crack of a whip; a rifle crack). b (in a voice) a sudden harshness or change in pitch. 2 a sharp blow (a crack on the head). 3 a a narrow opening formed by a break (entered through a… …   Useful english dictionary

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