two sides of the same coin

two sides of the same coin

different but closely related features of one idea Rewards and punishments are two sides of the same coin – both are used to control people, and neither works very well.
Related vocabulary: the other side of the coin
See also: coin, of, same, side, two
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General Ebrahim, for his part, said that the Takfiri terrorists and Israel are the two sides of the same coin and therefore campaign against both of them should be pursued simultaneously.
The fresh arrest of many collaborators with Israel and a number of Takfiris are the two sides of the same coin," he stressed.
RIYADH: Prominent and top educators described drugs and terrorism as two sides of the same coin.
Deputy First Minister John Swinney said: "The pledge gives companies the chance to show that firstclass business performance and fairness are two sides of the same coin.
Tourism and culture are two sides of the same coin," she added.
On Iraq, Alsharq newspaper asserted that Daash and the sectarian militias are two sides of the same coin, adding that the government of Haider al-Abadi in Iraq must deal with the issue of these sectarian militias.
The statement warned the Arab people against the risks of the Zionist mentality on which Israel is based and the dangers of the Wahabi takfiri mentality adopted by the extremist terrorist organizations in Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, and other Arab countries, as they represent two sides of the same coin.
Traumas that are unhealed can lead to complexes that define us permanently as “victims”; yet, in that complex, victim and perpetrator are two sides of the same coin.
He said India and Israel were two sides of the same coin, adding that the unparalleled sacrifices rendered by the people of Kashmir and Palestine would not go waste.
New Delhi, July 19 ( ANI ): Congress leader Haroon Yusuf on Saturday termed that the m dmi Party (P) and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) were like two sides of the same coin and charged P of misleading the people.
The problem is that in Africa, political allegiances and tribal affiliations are frequently the two sides of the same coin.
The coalition said in a statement today: " Day after day , the events prove that abhorrent fact of sectarianism and blind terrorism are two sides of the same coin aimed at tearing up national unity by fabricating crises.
While underscoring the importance of the freedom of media, Manzoor Wattoo said that democracy and freedom of media were inseparable and indeed were two sides of the same coin.
He said : "I have always been convinced that airlines and airports should be seen as two sides of the same coin.
Her host family survived off a diet of "white bread, sugar, and frozen stuff," and she made the realisation that "poverty and obesity are two sides of the same coin.