English verb: pay back
|1.||pay back (possession) act or give recompense in recognition of someone's behavior or actions|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s something.|
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s somebody with something
|Broader (hypernym)||act, move|
|2.||pay back (competition) take vengeance on or get even|
|Samples||We'll get them!.|
That'll fix him good!.
This time I got him.
|Synonyms||fix, get, pay off|
|Pattern of use||Somebody ----s somebody.|
Somebody ----s somebody PP
|Broader (hypernym)||get back, get even|