game that two can play, that's a

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game that two can play, that's a

Also, two can play at that game. Another can behave in the same way or do the same thing. For example, He refused to tell us whether he would go or stay, but that's a game two can play. This expression is generally used as a threat of retaliation. [Early 1800s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
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