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the pot calling the kettle black

something you say that means people should not criticize someone else for a fault that they have themselves: Elliott accused me of being selfish. Talk about 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…
(Definition of the pot calling the kettle black from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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