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Definition of "get even" [get even]

  • To get revenge. (verb)

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Use "get even" in a sentence
  • "Carbine was approaching the time when fuel would again be a problem and the spectacular lack of success they were having with the Spads brought the thought strongly forward that things could rapidly get even worse than they were."
  • "You endangered the entire graduating class—your own students—just so you could get even over a little—"
  • "As far as the German press is concerned William manages to get even with it by insisting upon the strict execution of the laws concerning the crime of Lese majeste with a severity that savors of the middle ages rather than of modern times."
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