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Both parties involved in a situation or argument are equally responsible for it.‘I hadn't been all that easy to deal with, myself—it took two to tango’
- ‘Obviously, it takes two to tango, but I am confident that this country has very substantial support within the United States, and we will continue to work on the relationship.’
- ‘I am sorry but it takes two to tango and a male who is under 16 with a female under 16 should not be punished with detention centres and the like.’
- ‘‘The company is bending over backwards to try to make this work because it is a very important initiative but it takes two to tango,’ he added.’
- ‘In a relationship, just as it takes two to tango, it takes two to heal.’
- ‘Keep in mind, it takes two to tango in contract negotiations.’
- ‘One doctor answered me, it takes two to tango so you cannot take the responsibility alone.’
- ‘The general trend is to criticise and condemn young girls who get pregnant, instead of remembering it takes two to tango.’
- ‘No use blaming only one partner because it takes two hands to clap just as it takes two to tango!’
- ‘After all, he explained when I'd protested, it takes two to tango.’
- ‘We endorse comments by both business associations that we have to find a way to have legislation which will have a wider impact than purely partisan values - but it takes two to tango.’
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