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fight fire with fire

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishfight fire with firefight fire with fireREACTto use the same methods as your opponents in an argument, competition etc fight
Examples from the Corpus
fight fire with fireSitting there, I imagined Durrell at his computer, clicking out his program for fighting fire with fire.The official pronouncement was that they intended to fight fire with fire.
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