Dose of my own medicine - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
a dose of (one's) own medicine (redirected from dose of my own medicine)
a dose of (one's) own medicine
An experience of the same harmful or unpleasant thing that one has inflicted on others; an attack in the same manner in which one attacks others. John has gossiped about everyone in our group, so we gave him a dose of his own medicine by spreading rumors about him. The coup gave the dictatorship a dose of its own medicine, subjecting the dictator and his entourage to torture and confinement in deplorable conditions.
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HAVING spent the last three weeks in Llandough Hospital, I have taken a dose of my own medicine
and taken part in our questionnaire.
While I enjoy taking a dose of my own medicine
I can't believe I also received loads of emails having a pop at Motherwell charging pounds 30 for a Champions League game.
So, having taken a dose of my own medicine
, I had a go at making one and guess what.
Taking a dose of my own medicine
, let me seriously ask readers; if you could choose one client to try this with, who would it be?
I don't think I am alone in feeling like I have been given a rather large dose of my own medicine