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Meaning of “two can play at that game” in the English Dictionary

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two can play at that game

informal something that you say when you ​intend to ​harm someone in the same way as they ​harmed you: When I ​found out that my ​husband had been having an ​affair, I ​thought "two can ​play at that ​game!"
(Definition of two can play at that game from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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