if you can't beat 'em

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if you can't beat 'em

If you can't defeat your opponent, then you might as well work alongside them or do what they do. A shortening of the phrase "If you can't beat 'em, join 'em." A: "I thought you said you'd never join social media." B: "Yeah, but everybody else has, so if you can't beat 'em."
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I hope this will get me looking and feeling good for LA, everyone over there is so healthy, they are up doing spin classes at 6am then eat kale for breakfast so you know what they say, if you cant beat 'em join 'em.
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