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Meaning of “beat sb at their own game” in the English Dictionary

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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
(Definition of beat sb at their own game from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “beat sb at their own game”
in Chinese (Simplified) 以其人之道还治其人之身…
in Chinese (Traditional) 以其人之道還治其人之身…
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