Meaning of “turn the tables on sb” in the English Dictionary

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"turn the tables on sb" in British English

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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)