Idiom: Two-edged sword
If someone uses an argument that could both help them and harm them, then they are using a two-edged sword; it cuts both ways.Country: International English | Subject Area: War, weapons and conflict | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
- Double-edged sword
- Pen is mightier than the sword
- Fall on your sword
- Put to the sword
- Those who live by the sword die by the sword
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