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settle a score

also settle old scores
to punish someone for something wrong that they did to you in the past and that you cannot forgive: Police believe the killer was a gang member settling a score with a rival gang. He is using his wealth and power to settle old scores.
(Definition of settle a score from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “settle a score”
in Chinese (Simplified) 算旧账…
in Chinese (Traditional) 算舊帳…
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