settle a/the score

idiom

Definition of settle a/the score

: to harm or punish someone who caused one harm

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“Settle a/the score.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/settle%20a%2Fthe%20score. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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