seek revenge (against/on someone or something)

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seek revenge (against/on someone or something)

To attempt or intend to retaliate (against someone else) for a wrong done to oneself. Tiffany is always gossiping about me, so I sought revenge on her by starting a nasty rumor about her relationship with one of our teachers. I see the growth of this extremist movement as largely being citizens seeking revenge against the established government, which they feel has betrayed or abandoned them. Seeking revenge will never give you a sense of peace or closure—you'll remain just as angry as before, and it will bring suffering to someone else along with you.
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seek revenge

(against someone) Go to take revenge (against someone).
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Philip seeks revenge against his cousin's wife, Rachel, after his sudden death.
Philip, a young Englishman, seeks revenge against his cousin's wife, Ambrose, after his sudden death.
"In the Fade" - Fatih Akin (October 19, 2017) Diane Kruger is the lead of this German revenge movie about a woman who loses both her husband and son in a bombing attack and seeks revenge against the perpetrators, a neo-Nazi couple.
In the newest title, you'll play a medjay named Bayek who seeks revenge against the men who murdered his son.
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When Gerald dares to speak to Lakme, he only narrowly escapes detection by Lakme's father, who angrily seeks revenge against Gerald for his blasphemy.
Owen's older brother Ian (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel, pictured), Brian O'Conner (the late Paul Walker, who died during filming) and their crew.
Owen's older brother Ian (Jason Statham) seeks revenge against Dominic Toretto (Diesel), Brian O'Conner (Walker) and their crew.
and 2:02 a.m., LIFE) A famous mystery writer seeks revenge against a serial killer who assaulted her and left her for dead.
Meanwhile, a satanic cult seeks revenge against them.
Under his new identity of Sweeney Todd, he seeks revenge against those who separated him from his wife and child.
administration which seeks revenge against the Iraqis who prevented it, with their steadfastness and resistance, from achieving its goal of dominating Iraq, and through it the entire region," said Hezbollah.
You have one gang member inflicting pain on another who, in return, then seeks revenge against the culprit, and so on.