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pay sb back

verb uk phrasal verb with pay   /peɪ/ (paid, paid) us  
to do something unpleasant to someone because they have done something unpleasant to you: He swore he'd pay her back for all she'd done to him.
Translations of “pay sb back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)付出代價,向(某人)報復…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)付出代价,向(某人)报复…
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