two sides of the same coin Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “two sides of the same coin” in the English Dictionary

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two sides of the same coin

two things that different but ​closelyrelatedfeatures of one ​idea: Rewards and ​punishments are two ​sides of the same ​coin – both are used to ​controlpeople and neither ​works very well.
(Definition of two sides of the same coin from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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