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the pot calling the kettle black

a situation in which one person criticizes another for a fault the first person also has: Sean called me a liar – that's the pot calling the kettle black!
Translations of “the pot calling the kettle black”
in Chinese (Traditional) 五十步笑百步, 鍋嫌壺黑…
in Chinese (Simplified) 五十步笑百步, 锅嫌壶黑…
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