at (one's) own game

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at (one's) own game

Using another person's strengths, techniques, or tactics against them. Typically used in the phrase "beat (one) at (one's) own game." This team relies on their defense, so let's beat them at their own game and deny them any opportunity to score. I did start that rumor about Tiffany because she's always gossiping about me—it was time to beat her at her own game.
See also: game, own
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CORONATION STREET (ITV1) Fiz plays Cilla at her own game to help Rita, and Steve faces a race against time to rectify Tracy's wrongs after making the alarming discovery that she has cancelled the wedding plans.