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get even (for)

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to punish in kind the wrongdoer responsible for
  • He took measures to get even for the theft of his school lunch.

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“Get even (for).” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/get%20even%20%28for%29. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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