beat someone at their own game

idiom

: to confound opposition by using a similar strategy
They tried to lure away our customers by offering deep discounts, but we beat them at their own game.

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“Beat someone at their own game.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beat%20someone%20at%20their%20own%20game. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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