get square with (one)

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get square with (one)

To settle a dispute, disagreement, or debt with one. Hey, have you gotten square with Jim? I heard you two had a bit of a falling out. I'm trying to help Janet find a job as a way of getting square with her.
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get square with

pay a creditor.
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aIn conclusion Vasilev addressed the KTB customers:A aWith those special words I turn to you in order to thank you for the trust and to assure you that I will not let you pay the price of someone getting square with me.
We can huff and puff as much as we like and have all sorts of external reports," Grieg continued, "but this situation can only be resolved by India accepting that the spirit of cricket is more important than generating billions of dollars; it's more important than turning out multi-millionaire players; and it's more important than getting square with Australia and England for their bully-boy tactics towards India over the years.
Another subject he consistently comes back to is the importance of getting square with one's internal life, of recognizing what he calls "the do's.