gives as good as (one) gets(redirected from give as good as we get)
gives as good as (one) gets
To retaliate or strike back. Don't shove Johnny unless you want a bloody nose—that kid gives as good as he gets.
give as good as you get
COMMON If you give as good as you get, you argue, fight, or compete as strongly and as fiercely as your opponent. Arsenal are a tough side, but we can give as good as we get and we don't fear anyone. He's finally found himself a woman who stands up to him and gives as good as she gets.