get even with
phrasal to repay in kind

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • get even with — get even (with (someone)) to punish someone who did something to you. She wants to get even with the guy who hit her with the ball. Related vocabulary: settle a score, stick it to someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • get even with — index discipline (punish), recriminate Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • get even with — phrasal : to repay in kind was determined to get even with him as soon as he could …   Useful english dictionary

  • get even with — Synonyms and related words: account with, alternate, avenge, bandy, be quits, be quits with, change, clear the board, commute, compensate, cooperate, counterchange, even the score, exchange, fix, get back at, give and take, interchange, launch a… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • get even with — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. settle a score, avenge, pay back; see revenge …   English dictionary for students

  • get even with — avenge, reap vengeance upon …   English contemporary dictionary

  • get even with —  Be appropriately revenged on …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • get even with someone — get/be/even (with someone) informal phrase to punish or to have punished someone by causing them as much trouble or harm as they have caused you I’ll get even with him if it’s the last thing I do. Thesaurus: to treat someone in the same bad way… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get even with someone — get even (with (someone)) to punish someone who did something to you. She wants to get even with the guy who hit her with the ball. Related vocabulary: settle a score, stick it to someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • get even with somebody — be/get ˈeven (with sb) idiom (informal) to cause sb the same amount of trouble or harm as they have caused you • I ll get even with you for this, just you wait. Main entry: ↑evenidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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