It’s easy for us to brush things under the rug when a friend or colleague says something hypocritical. Often it’s something not important and it’s easier to ignore it than bring it up. But it’s important to be able to identify when someone is being a hypocrite. Whether that’s to point it out to them or to walk away entirely. Below are some key indicators that should help show up a hypocrite, what you do next is up to you. 1. They will always win.