It Takes Two To Tango – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

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It Takes Two To Tango – Idiom Of The Day For IELTS

Definition: used to say that two people or groups, and not just one, are responsible for something that has happened

Variations:

  • It takes two to cooperate.
  • It takes two to make a bargain.
  • It takes two to make a quarrel.

=> It takes two to do something: one person/ party cannot be completely responsible for one thing.

Example: 

  • Don’t expect me to shoulder all the blame for our current situation. It takes two to tango.
  • It takes two to cooperate, therefore, we are unable to make a unilateral decision on this project without the other party’s agreement.
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