give as good as one gets

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Definition of give as good as one gets

informal
: to be as forceful in fighting or arguing against others as they are in fighting or arguing against oneself She can give as good as she gets in an argument with just about anybody.

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“Give as good as one gets.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/give%20as%20good%20as%20one%20gets. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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