How To Say 'Fight Fire With Fire' In Korean

Here’s the Korean equivalent for “fight fire with fire”:


This literally translates to “with heat cure heat”.


Korean English Meaning
덥다 to be hot (weather)
뜨겁다 to be hot (objects and touch)
맵다 to be spicy
V/A + 아/어/여도 even if, even though
여름 날씨가 더워도 한국 사람은 뜨거운 음식하고 매운 음식을 먹어요. 이열치열!
Even though the summer weather is hot, Korean people still eat hot and spicy food. Fight fire with fire!
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