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    Can I use "fair trade" instead of "fair enough"?

    Hi,


    If you have seen Sin City, Hartigan says "An old man dies, a young woman lives. Fair trade.".


    Can I use this expression in real life, when I want to say "fair enough"? Not sure if it's clear to people but I couldn't find its usage online other than Sin City.


    For example:


    You: You know those things have insane calories.
    Her: It's ok, I will just run an hour longer on the weekend.
    You: Fair trade.


    Does it make sense?




    Thanks all.

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    Re: Can I use "fair trade" instead of "fair enough"?

    Welcome to the forum, lachdanan.

    'Fair trade' would work in your dialogue, in my opinion.

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    Re: Can I use "fair trade" instead of "fair enough"?

    Quote Originally Posted by lachdanan View Post
    Hi,


    If you have seen Sin City, Hartigan says "An old man dies, a young woman lives. Fair trade.".


    Can I use this expression in real life, when I want to say "fair enough"? Not sure if it's clear to people but I couldn't find its usage online other than Sin City.


    For example:


    You: You know those things have insane calories.
    Her: It's ok, I will just run an hour longer on the weekend.
    You: Fair trade.


    Does it make sense?




    Thanks all.
    I agree with 5jj, but "fair enough" and fair trade" usually have different meanings.

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    Re: Can I use "fair trade" instead of "fair enough"?

    Thanks alot guys :)

    I thought they might think I am talking about fair trade between countries but the way Willis says it, I find it pretty cool to use. Never used yet though.

    Thanks @5jj :)

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