›(of payment) given in the form of goods or services and not money: She wouldn't take any money but said I could pay her in kind by lending her the car.›formalIf you do something in kind, you do the same thing to someone that they have just done to you.
I won’t tolerate it! Replacing formal words with phrasal verbs.
by Liz Walter,
April 01, 2015
When you are using a language, it is important to understand if a word is formal or informal, so that you can use it in an appropriate way. You might hear people saying dosh for money, or spud for potato, but they wouldn’t write those words in a formal essay. Similarly, a