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Meaning of "give as good as one gets" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GIVE AS GOOD AS ONE GETS

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIVE AS GOOD AS ONE GETS

give a bad account of oneself
give a good account of oneself
give a horse its head
give a monkey´s
give a person a fit
give a person five
give a person his due
give a person what for
give a toss
give a wide berth to
give away
give battle
give birth
give chase
give free rein
give ground
give guard
give head
give hostages to fortune
give in

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIVE AS GOOD AS ONE GETS

assets
bracelets
chicken nuggets
current assets
entremets
fixed assets
intangible assets
loggets
on the streets
performance targets
Prophets
rackets
regrets
rolling targets
Soviets
tickets
Tower Hamlets
triplets
walk the streets
woman of the streets

Synonyms and antonyms of give as good as one gets in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «give as good as one gets» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GIVE AS GOOD AS ONE GETS

Find out the translation of give as good as one gets to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of give as good as one gets from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «give as good as one gets» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

给不如一个得到
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

dar tan buena como la que se obtiene
570 millions of speakers

English

give as good as one gets
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक हो जाता है के रूप में अच्छा दे
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

إعطاء جيدة كما يحصل واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

дать так хорошо, как один получает
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

dar tão bom quanto se obtém
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক পায় হিসাবে ভাল হিসাবে দিতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

rendre coup pour coup
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Memberi sebaik yang diperolehnya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

geben so gut wie bekommt man
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

一つはこの上なく良い与える
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

일 이 수록 좋은 줄
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Menehi apik minangka siji nemu
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cho tốt như được
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒருவர் பெறுவது போல் நல்லது
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एक मिळवण्याएवढा चांगला द्या
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Alacağı kadar iyi vermek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

dare buono come si ottiene
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

dać tak dobre, jak ludzie się
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

дати так добре , як один отримує
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

da la fel de bun ca unul devine
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

δίνουν τόσο καλό όσο κανείς
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

gee so goed soos ´n mens kry
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ge så bra som man får
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

gi så god som man får
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of give as good as one gets

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIVE AS GOOD AS ONE GETS»

The term «give as good as one gets» is normally little used and occupies the 130.662 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIVE AS GOOD AS ONE GETS»

Discover the use of give as good as one gets in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to give as good as one gets and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Chambers Idioms
... of good see power. for good and all (inf) for ever; permanently: He's not going to France for a holiday — he's emigrating for good and all. for good measure see measure. give as good as one gets (in an argument, fight etc) to be as successful  ...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
... I'm sure he's up to no good. do a power of good see power. for good and all (in/ ) for ever; permanently: fie's not going to France for a holiday — he's emigrating for good and all. for good measure see measure. give as good as one gets (in an  ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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The American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms, Second Edition
The use of mile dates from about 1900. give a pain ' See PAIN IN THE NECK. give a piece of one's mind ) See PIECE 0E ONE's MIND. give as good as one gets Return in kind, retaliate, as in In an argument Laura can give as good she gets, ...
Christine Ammer, 2013
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Chambers Universal Learners' Dictionary
... permanently: He's not going to France for a holiday ~ he's going for good. for goodness' sake an expression of annoyance: For goodness' sake, will you stop that noise! give as good as one gets (in an argument, fight etc ) to be as successful ...
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The Synonym Finder
... or pound for pound; give [s.o.] a dose or taste of his own medicine, pay [s.o.] back in his own coin, pay back in kind, repay, pay back, return the compliment or favor, reciprocate, give as good as one gets, do unto others as they do unto you.
Jerome Irving Rodale, 1978
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Early American Proverbs and Proverbial Phrases
G49 To Give as good as one gets 1811 Lee Diary and Letters 140: I gave him as good as he sent. Oxford 303; TW 152(1). SeeGll3. G50 To Give as well as take 1790 TJefferson in Mason Papers 3.202: I think it necessary to give as well as take ...
Bartlett Jere Whiting, 1977
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The Letters of Michelangelo
I care little about that, because I know that in Florence one can give as good as one gets. But as it seems all right to you, take it if you find it to be a good proposition. But I don't know where you'll find the money, as I'm not prepared to send you ...
Michelangelo Buonarroti, E. H. Ramsden, 1963
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The New Choice for Tiende. Reader
... greatly probably possibly audience tilskuere cheer rdbe hurra boo rdbe ev rude ubehevlet, grov re mark bemcerkning give as good as one gets give igen medsamme ment get carried away komme i ekstase, "flippe ud" sole sal leather Iceder ...
Bjørn Paulli Andersen, Jeremy Watts, John Kaas Petersen, 1996
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Chambers concise dictionary
[Anglo- Saxon gefan ] • give and take to make mutual concessions, give as good as one gets colloq to respond to an attack with equal energy, force and effect, give me colloq I prefer • Give me jazz any day. give or take something colloq ...
Ian Brookes, 2004
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2000 Redewendungen Deutsch–Englisch
Schulden - mehr Schulden als Haare auf dem Kopf haben to be up to one's ears in debt (coll) You won 't get any money out ofhim — he is up to his ears in debt. schuldig - jmd nichts schuldig bleiben to give as good as one gets (coll) In the ...
Margret Beran, 2011

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIVE AS GOOD AS ONE GETS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term give as good as one gets is used in the context of the following news items.
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Why all's fare in love and war when you have a good nosey on the bus
Woman: I know. That's probably what they really wanted to do. "Take that Charlie. Bang." One can give as good as one gets, you know, Beardy. «Belfast Telegraph, May 15»

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