settle accounts with


: to bring a final end to an argument, disagreement, etc.
She's decided to settle accounts with her old political rivals.

Examples of settle accounts with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web How will the trust settle accounts with the heirs of artists who have died? New York Times, 27 July 2021 Last month, the House narrowly passed a $1.9 billion supplemental appropriations package to pay for security improvements to the Capitol and settle accounts with the various agencies that responded to the riot. Karoun Demirjian, Anchorage Daily News, 8 June 2021

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