get back at


get back at
do something bad to someone who has done something bad to you, hurt someone in return for something

She is very angry at her boyfriend and is getting back at him by not answering the telephone.


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  • Get Back — Single par The Beatles et Billy Preston Face A Get Back Face B Don t Let Me Down Sortie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Get Back — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Get Back» Sencillo de The Beatles del álbum Let It Be Lado B « Don t Let Me Down » Publicación 11 de abril de 1969 …   Wikipedia Español

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  • get back to — ˌget ˈback to [transitive] [present tense I/you/we/they get back to he/she/it gets back to present participle getting back to past tense got back to …   Useful english dictionary

  • Get Back — The Beatles Veröffentlichung 11. April 1969 (Single) Genre(s) Rocksong Autor(en) Lennon/McCartney Album Let It Be …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • get back — [v1] regain reclaim, recoup, recover, repossess, retrieve, salvage; concept 120 Ant. lose, miss, pass get back [v2] return arrive home, come back, come home, reappear, revert, revisit, turn back; concept 159 Ant. depart, go away, leave …   New thesaurus

  • get back at — [v] settle a score be avenged, get even, pay back, retaliate, revenge, take vengeance; concepts 14,246 …   New thesaurus

  • get back at — ► get back at take revenge on. Main Entry: ↑get …   English terms dictionary

  • get back — index collect (recover money), reclaim, recoup (regain), recover, redeem (repurchase), retaliate …   Law dictionary

  • get back — c.1600 (intrans.) “to return;” 1808 (trans.) “to recover” (something); meaning “retaliate” is attested by 1888 …   Etymology dictionary

  • get back in — ˌget ˈback (in) derived (of a political party) to win an election after having lost the previous one Main entry: ↑getderived …   Useful english dictionary