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EtymologyEdit

Refers to the practice of starting back fires to prevent the uncontrolled spread of wildfires.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

fight fire with fire

  1. (idiomatic) To respond to an attack with a similar or identical counter-attack (e.g. to respond to gunfire with reciprocal gunfire).

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