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hit back

phrasal verb with hit
 
 
/hɪt/ verb ( present participle hitting, past tense and past participle hit)
to criticize or attack someone who has criticized or attacked you: The President hit back at journalists who said he was a liar.Revenge and vengefulnessDisapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
Translations of “hit back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 反擊,反攻…
in Russian давать сдачи…
in Turkish karşılık vermek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反击,反攻…
in Polish nie pozostać dłużnym, odwzajemnić się…
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