I'm trying to say that at this game show, one contestant stole the show so " it's unfair to the rest of the contestants "
or " it's not fair to the rest of the contestants "
but somehow, it sounds weird in my head? Is it correct?
Does fair generally collocate with to or for ?
Is there a better way to say it?
Pope of the Dictionary.com Forum
The difference between "unfair" and "not fair" is one of style, not of meaning.
On the other hand, the use of one or other of these prepositions provides a different way to express the same meaning:
The contestant was not fair/unfair to the rest of the contestants by stealing the show from them.
It was not fair/unfair for the contestant to steal the show from the rest of the contestants.
Obviously, not the same sentences.
José Manuel Rosón Bravo