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