Idiom of the week- a level playing field
Posted by englishlessons on February 29, 2012
An environment in which everyone must follow the same rules and is given an equal ability to compete.
We believe there ought to be a level playing field for everyone. This may require changing some laws, which give some companies an unfair advantage.
Before entering that international market, we need to make sure that there’s a level playing field.
The word “level” can also be used as a verb in another version of this idiom.
For example, “They leveled the playing field by changing the business requirements, so that they were aligned with the trade agreement.”
If sports teams are competing on a field that is not level or flat, one side may have the advantage in the competition.
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