return the favor

idiom

Definition of return the favor

: to do something the same or similar in return for something done He treats them well, and they return the favor.

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“Return the favor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/return%20the%20favor. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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