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don't get mad, get even

something that you say in ​order to ​tell someone not to be ​angry when another ​person has ​upset them, but ​instead to do something that will ​upset that ​person very much: This is my ​advice to ​wives whose ​husbands have ​left them for a ​younger woman - don't get mad, get ​even!
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