Übersetzung von “retaliate” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /rɪˈtæl.i.eɪt/ us

to hurt someone or do something harmful to someone because they have done or said something harmful to you

If someone insults you, don’t retaliate as it only makes the situation worse.
The demonstrators threw rocks at the police, who retaliated by firing blanks into the crowd.
The terrorists retaliated against the government with a bomb attack.
retaliation noun [ no plural ] uk /rɪˌtæl.iˈeɪ.ʃən/ us

The bomb attack was in retaliation for the recent arrest of two well-known terrorists.

(Übersetzung von “retaliate” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)