play into one's hands

Быть кем-л. или делать что-л., что другой может использовать против вас; помогать противнику в действиях против себя.
In the basketball game, Jerry's foul played into the opponents' hands.
Mary and Bobby both wanted the last piece of cake, but Bobby played into Mary's hands by trying to grab it.
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