get even get even

Definition(s):

  1. (v) compensate; make the score equal
  2. (v) take revenge or even out a score

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. But they haven't managed to get even a hearing on the topic.
  2. When the CIA was planning the Bay of Pigs invasion, its agents learned about the $450,000 and reckoned that Bufalino, Plumeri and Granello would be anxious to get even with Castro.
  3. Sometimes things get even more serious.

News

  1. Does Child Support Continue After Parent's Death?

    Questions about child support get even more complicated when a parent dies. Do child support payments continue even after a parent's death? What is the protocol supposed to be?
    on June 11, 2013     Source: FindLaw

  2. Will Burrstone get busier?

    Traffic around any school can get hectic at arrival and dismissal times. But at Notre Dame Junior-Senior High School, it’s going to get even busier in the near future.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: The Observer-Dispatch

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