take revenge

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take revenge (against someone)

 and seek revenge (against someone); get revenge against someone; take revenge (on someone) (for something)
to get even with someone. Linda planned to take revenge against Ellen. I intend to take revenge on Paul for what he did. I will not seek revenge.
See also: revenge, take
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PSYCHOLOGIST Dr Prem Misra said there was clear evidence that women are more likely than men to want to take revenge.
He announced that blood of workers will not go waste and people will take revenge in this respect.