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bite back (at sb/sth)

phrasal verb with bite uk   us   /baɪt/ verb (bit, bitten)
to ​reactangrily, ​especially to someone who has done something ​unpleasant to you: A ​youthclub has ​bitten back at ​vandals by ​coveringitsroof with ​razor-sharpsecuritywire.
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