What does the phrase: ‘it takes one to know one’ mean?
It means the one to know one takes it too far...
- VivianLv 54 months agoFavorite Answer
The phrase ‘it takes one to know one’ means: "The person who expressed criticism has similar faults to the person being criticized. This classic retort to an insult dates from the early 1900s."
- RPLv 74 months ago
One interpretation is the label you've assigned to another (such as dumb) fits you perfectly.