HyperDic: get_back

English > 3 senses of the expression get back:
VERBcompetitionget back, win backrecover something or somebody that appeared to be lost
competitionget back, get eventake revenge or even out a score
competitionget back, settleget one's revenge for a wrong or an injury
English > get back: 3 senses > verb 1, competition
MeaningRecover something or somebody that appeared to be lost.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymwin back
Broaderget, acquireCome into the possession of something concrete or abstract
Spanishrecuperar
English > get back: 3 senses > verb 2, competition
MeaningTake revenge or even out a score.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Synonymget even
Narrowerpay back, pay off, get, fixTake vengeance on or get even
Broaderrevenge, avenge, retaliateTake revenge for a perceived wrong
Spanishcobrarse, desquitarse, sacarse la espina
English > get back: 3 senses > verb 3, competition
MeaningGet one's revenge for a wrong or an injury.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsettle
Broadercontend, fight, struggleBe engaged in a fight

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