Definition of two can play that game in US English:

two can play that game

phrase

  • Used to assert that another person's bad behavior can be copied to that person's disadvantage.

    • ‘By showing that two can play at that game, he hoped to teach politicians a lesson about lying, demonstrating that what goes around can also come back around to bite you.’
    • ‘But two can play at that game, and they also hinted, quite forcefully, at legal action based on the Human Rights Act.’
    • ‘‘Well, two can play at that game… ‘muttered Emerald.’’
    • ‘He did it again, and I got annoyed - two can play at that game.’
    • ‘Noise… Kemino blinked, a plan dawning in her mind as her lips twisted into a small smirk. ‘All right bad boy, two can play at that game.’’
    • ‘Well, two can play at that game and I have recently stolen a copy off a friend of mine, and am loving it.’
    • ‘Her mind was made up; Fang was definitely cheating on her with Jenna. ‘Well, two can play at that game.’’