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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “beat sb at their own game”

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beat sb at their own game

to use to your own advantage the methods by which someone else has tried to defeat you
以其人之道还治其人之身
Winning and defeatingScoring, winning and losing in sport
Translations of “beat sb at their own game”
in Chinese (Traditional) 以其人之道還治其人之身…
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