Some things need the active cooperation of two parties; blame is to be laid on both parties in a conflict.

Etymology:

  • From the song Takes Two to Tango, written and composed in 1952 by Al Hoffman and Dick Manning.
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He started it! Well, it takes two to tango.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

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It Takes Two to TangoNeeding two people to accomplish something
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k tangu jsou potřeba dva

do tanga trzeba dwojga

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