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    What will be appropriate word or Idiom for this situation

    There is a person who is corrupt. His opponents ask him for accountability, but instead of presenting himself for this he allege his opponents with similar act. What will we cal the former in political context?

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    Re: What will be appropriate word or Idiom for this situation

    "That's like the pot calling the kettle black" would be one choice.
    If the people involved were children, the retort might be "He who dealt it, smelt it".
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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    Re: What will be appropriate word or Idiom for this situation

    You could say that he is trying to tar them with the same brush.

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