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Two wrongs don’t make a right （ことわざ）
It is not acceptable to do something bad to someone just because he/she had wronged you. Revenge is not acceptable.
例文: You cannot keep on ignoring his calls just because he forgot your anniversary; two wrongs don’t make a right Phoebe!
状況 : Denise is thinking about getting even with her colleague.
Denise: I am so stressed right now .
Benson: Yeah, you look like it. Is it about work ?
Denise: Totally! Kate deleted my files , and I could not recover them from the recycle bin.
Benson: Are you sure that she’s the one who deleted it ?
Denise : Yes, she came forward to me admitting this! I’m planning to send virus to her PC .
Benson: You know what? Two wrongs don’t make a right, my dear. Maybe , Kate accidentally deleted those files . She came to you and admitted it. Stop whatever plan you have and forgive her!
Denise: Maybe you have a point she said it was an accident, but those files are important to me. These are company reports I have been updating.
Benson: Will sending the virus make you recover those files ? Again, two wrongs don’t make a right. Just inform your boss about this and discuss with Kate how she can assist you. Stop acting like you guys are still in high school.
Denise: Alright Benny, I’m just furious about starting anew with all those company files.