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(it) cuts both ways

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English(it) cuts both ways(it) cuts both waysEQUAL spoken used to say that something has two effects, especially a good effect and a bad one The higher the interest rate, the greater the financial risk – which, of course, cuts both ways. cut
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(it) cuts both waysThe company will probably discover, to its chagrin, that it cuts both ways.It cuts both ways to both parties.When our album Cuts Both Ways was released in 1989, I couldn't believe how successful it was.
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