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cut two ways

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cut two ways

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work both ways

work both ways

verb phrase

To suggest or entail a necessary contrary; have double and opposite application: Most often the claim of mental cruelty works both ways in a marriage/ I see your point, but don't you see it cuts two ways?

[originally fr the notion of a two-edged sword]

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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