- The government’s program to export rice is a double-edged sword because it will create a local food shortage.
- He refused to accept the national award since being famous would be often a double-edged sword.
- You are crossing swords with your brother. Please cool down.
Please correct the above and comment.
- He refused to accept the national award since he felt that being famous would often be a double-edged sword.
This sentence is not logical, Fathima. No democratic government can afford to export a commodity which will create food shortage for its people. They will only suspend/stop exporting it. (It can be a ‘Chomskian’ way of generating sentences that are grammatically, not semantically, acceptable)