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retaliate

  

      vi   riposter  
→ I was sorely tempted to retaliate.        
to retaliate against sth      riposter à qch  
They retaliated against the enemy attack.      Ils ont riposté à l'attaque de l'ennemi.  
→ The militia said it would retaliate against any attacks.        
to retaliate against sb      user de représailles contre qn  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
retaliate v.
exercer des représailles

Additional comments:

ValleeF:

rendre la pareille

fred19641927:

riposter

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
exp.
user de représailles contre qn
exp.
riposter à qch
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'retaliate' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
exp.
to retaliate against
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"retaliate": examples and translations in context
The Pentagon's convinced our shell will retaliate. Ça nous pose problème, le Pentagone croit que notre coquille va riposter.
Second, creditors may retaliate by withdrawing subsequent lending. Deuxièmement, les créditeurs peuvent riposter en rétractant les prêts consécutifs.
So he used Cross to retaliate. Il a utilisé Cross pour se venger.
The Klingons have threatened to retaliate with everything they've got. Les Klingons ont menacé de se venger avec tout ce qu'ils ont.
That compelled the resistance factions to retaliate. Cela a forcé les factions résistantes à exercer des représailles.
You don't always have to retaliate. Vous ne faites pas toujours d'exercer des représailles.
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