get revenge against (someone or something)

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get revenge against (someone or something)

To retaliate against a person, group, organization, etc., for a wrong done to oneself; to seek or exact revenge against someone or something. Tiffany is always gossiping about me, so I got revenge against her by starting a nasty rumor that she was sleeping with one of our teachers. The team is looking to get revenge against their cross-town rivals for knocking them out of the state playoffs last season.
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