two wrongs don't make a right

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Definition of two wrongs don't make a right

used to say that if one person hurts another person, the hurt person should not do something hurtful in return

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“Two wrongs don't make a right.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/two%20wrongs%20don%27t%20make%20a%20right. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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