be (a fine) one to talk

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be (a fine) one to talk

To be guilty of the same thing one has just criticized. A: "Kathy never pays attention in class." B: "You're one to talk! Just today I saw you reading a magazine during the lecture." Look, I know I'm a fine one to talk, given the fact that I dropped out of high school, but I'm telling you that you really need to take your studies seriously!
See also: one, talk, to
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