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It Takes Two to Tango

April 1, 2019

(when two people work as a team, they are both responsible for the team’s successes and failures) Look how crooked the linoleum is along the edges of the wall. It looks awful!

2 to Tango

I never said I was an expert in laying linoleum. Besides, it takes two to tango.

Just what do you mean by that?

Well, you’re the one who gave me the measurements. If the job turned out badly, it was just as much your fault as it was mine.

Maybe so, but if you remember, I wanted to hire a professional to do the job. You were the one who thought we should save money by doing it ourselves.

I guess we both learned a lesson. Next time we’ll know better.

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