One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
get even, get even with, get back at, get, let someone see how it feels, get one's revenge, have one's revenge, take one's revenge, get one's revenge on, have one's revenge on, take one's revenge on, be revenged, be revenged on, revenge oneself, revenge oneself on, hit back, hit back at
even the score, even the score with, settle a score, settle the score, settle accounts, settle accounts with, get one's own back, get one's own back on, give as good as one gets, play tit for tat, play tit for tat with, pay someone back, repay, reciprocate, retaliate, retaliate against, take reprisals, take reprisals against, exact retribution, exact retribution on
informal give someone their comeuppance
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