Is there an English equivalent to the German idiom in the title? It is used to remind someone not mincing their words to be sporting when someone else responds in kind.


What goes around, comes around.

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    I reasked the question here in case you want to repost your answer.
    – loopy walt
    Oct 2 '21 at 15:23
  • "If you can't take it, don't give it". Oder völlig anders: "If you can't do the time, don't do the crime".
    – gnasher729
    Oct 4 '21 at 16:30

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