What does fight fire with fire mean?

What is the definition of fight fire with fire?

"fight fire with fire" means:

(idiom) use the same methods as your enemy

Example Sentences:

When Shania’s boyfriend kissed another girl, she decided to fight fire with fire, so she cheated on him.

A: My ex-wife is suing me!
B: Why?
A: She says I have to pay her money!
B: You should fight fire with fire! Sue her!

From the Blogs:

Fight fire with fire

Media:

fight fire with fire

Most Popular Idioms Today!

Click here for more popular idioms

Close