Fight fire with fire

Fight fire with fire

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To fight fire with fire means to use against your opponent the same methods they used against you. To deal with someone in the same way that they are dealing with you. Combat an evil or negative circumstances by reacting in kind. 1....
Do sth with your eyes closed

Do sth with your eyes closed

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To do something with your eyes closed means to do something very easily. To do something easily because you have done it many times. 1. I can change a flat tire with my eyes closed.   2. I’ve baked oatmeal cookies so many...
Crash course

Crash course

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms A crash course is a course that teaches you a lot of basic facts in a very short time. A short and intense training course through something. A brief, intensive course of instruction. 1. The bride and groom took a crash course on...
Keep an open mind

Keep an open mind

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To keep an open mind means to wait until you know all the facts before having an opinion or making a judgment. Willing to listen to and hear an opposing or contradictory view. To know that you can be wrong even if you think you are...
Know sth like the back of your hand

Know sth like the back of your hand

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms To know something like the back of your hand means to be very familiar with something. To have a very good and detailed knowledge of something. To know a place very well. 1. I moved to New York 10 years ago and I know the city like...
Practice what you preach

Practice what you preach

What does it mean?ExamplesSynonyms If you practice what you preach it means you yourself should do the things you advise other people to do. Behave as you would have others behave. Do what you say other people should do. 1. You always tell us to quiet down but I wish...
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