play into the hands of someone

idiom

: to do something that one does not realize will hurt oneself and help someone else
playing into the hands of the enemy

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“Play into the hands of someone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/play%20into%20the%20hands%20of%20someone. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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