be/get even with somebody

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get (or be) even with

inflict similar trouble or harm on someone as they have inflicted on you. informal
See also: even, get
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be/get ˈeven with somebody

(informal) cause somebody the same amount of trouble or harm as they have caused you: I’ll get even with him some day for making those nasty comments about me.
See also: even, get, somebody
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