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毒を盛る, どくをもる
Expression, Godan verb, See 一服を盛る
to poison (e.g. food, drink), to administer poison
毒を吐く, どくをはく
Expression, Godan verb, Idiomatic expression
to spew venom, to speak ill (of people)
毒を以て毒を制す, どくをもってどくをせいす
Expression, Idiomatic expression
fight fire with fire, set a thief to catch a thief, fight one evil with another
毒を食らわば皿まで, 毒をくらわば皿まで, どくをくらわばさらまで
Expression, Proverb
once you've committed a crime, commit to it, in for a penny, in for a pound, if you've eaten poison, (lick) the plate
上戸は毒を知らず下戸は薬を知らず, じょうごはどくをしらずげこはくすりをしらず
Expression, Proverb
drinkers drink too much (and harm themselves in the process), nondrinkers drink too little (and miss out on the medicinal benefits of alcohol)
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