turn the tables on sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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turn the tables on sb

to ​change a ​situation so that you now have an ​advantage over someone who ​previously had an ​advantage over you: She ​turned the ​tables on her ​rival with ​allegations of ​corruption.
(Definition of turn the tables on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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