get even with someone

get even with someone
get/be/even (with someone) informal phrase
to punish or to have punished someone by causing them as much trouble or harm as they have caused you

I’ll get even with him if it’s the last thing I do.

Thesaurus: to treat someone in the same bad way they treat yousynonym
Main entry: even

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Игры ⚽ Поможем сделать НИР

Look at other dictionaries:

  • get even with someone — get even (with (someone)) to punish someone who did something to you. She wants to get even with the guy who hit her with the ball. Related vocabulary: settle a score, stick it to someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • get even with — get even (with (someone)) to punish someone who did something to you. She wants to get even with the guy who hit her with the ball. Related vocabulary: settle a score, stick it to someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • be even with someone — get/be/even (with someone) informal phrase to punish or to have punished someone by causing them as much trouble or harm as they have caused you I’ll get even with him if it’s the last thing I do. Thesaurus: to treat someone in the same bad way… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get even — (with (someone)) to punish someone who did something to you. She wants to get even with the guy who hit her with the ball. Related vocabulary: settle a score, stick it to someone …   New idioms dictionary

  • get even — verb 1. compensate; make the score equal (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑equalize, ↑equalise • Derivationally related forms: ↑equalisation (for: ↑equalise), ↑equalization …   Useful english dictionary

  • get even — informal if you get even with someone who has done something bad to you, you do something bad to them. Vinnie s a spiteful kind of guy. Who knows what he might think up to get even. He swore he d get even with Lee for humiliating him. (often +… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get even — {v.}, {informal} 1. To owe nothing. * /Mr. Johnson has a lot of debts, but in a few years he will get even./ 2. To do something bad to pay someone back for something bad; get revenge; hurt back. * /Jack is waiting to get even with Bill for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get even — {v.}, {informal} 1. To owe nothing. * /Mr. Johnson has a lot of debts, but in a few years he will get even./ 2. To do something bad to pay someone back for something bad; get revenge; hurt back. * /Jack is waiting to get even with Bill for… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ even — v informal 1. To owe nothing. Mr. Johnson has a lot of debts, but in a few years he will get even. 2. To do something bad to pay someone back for something bad; get revenge; hurt back. Jack is waiting to get even with Bill for tearing up his… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Get Along with You — Infobox Single Name = Get Along with You Artist = Kelis Album = Kaleidoscope Released = June 6, 2000 (U.S.) October 16, 2000 (Europe) Format = CD single, CD maxi single, 12 maxi single, cassette single Recorded = 1999; Riff Raff Studios Genre = R …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”