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    to turn the tables on smb. = to reverse the roles in a struggle with smb.(reverse the

    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tellme whether I might use the idiom “to turn the tables on smb.” in the following sentence?

    Presumamly Hamas stands no chance of turning the tables on Israel.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

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    Re: to turn the tables on smb. = to reverse the roles in a struggle with smb.(reverse

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tellme whether I might use the idiom “to turn the tables on smb.” in the following sentence?

    Presumamly Hamas stands no chance of turning the tables on Israel.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    This is
    I would say this:
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    #3

    Re: to turn the tables on smb. = to reverse the roles in a struggle with smb.(reverse

    Quote Originally Posted by vil View Post
    Dear teachers,

    Would you be kind enough to tellme whether I might use the idiom “to turn the tables on smb.” in the following sentence?

    Presumamly Hamas stands no chance of turning the tables on Israel.

    Thank you for your efforts.

    Regards,

    V.
    Yes you can vil.

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