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it cuts two ways
It has good and bad effects at the same time. You may dislike dogs, but what will become of your cat if the homeowners' association employs this new "no pets" policy? It cuts two ways, after all.
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It cuts two ways.
Inf. There are two sides to the situation. You have to help, too. It cuts two ways. It cuts two ways, you know. It can't always all be my fault.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
It cuts two waysand It cuts both ways
sent. There are two sides, you know.; There are two people involved.; You are being selfish and one-sided. It cuts two ways, you know. It can’t always all be my fault. You do your share! It cuts both ways, you know.
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