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hit back

verb uk phrasal verb with hit   /hɪt/ ( past participle hitting, past tense and past participle hit) us  
to attack or criticize someone who has attacked or criticized you: In tonight's speech, the minister is expected to hit back at critics who have attacked her handling of the crisis.
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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