Spanish translation of 'retaliate'
- (= respond)
⇒ to retaliate against sth/sb
tomar represalias contra algo/algn
⇒ they retaliated by bombing Israeli ports
tomaron represalias bombardeando los puertos israelíes
⇒ she retaliated by switching the television off
su respuesta fue apagar el televisor,
respondió apagando el televisor
Example Sentences Including 'retaliate'
I paused to give him a chance to retaliate with something equally sarcastic, but nothing was forthcoming.LOSING IT (2002)
Now, the Americans are re-arming and the Russians know we will retaliate.Seize the Reckless Wind
A man like Ashwin Awasthi was too proud, too set in his traditions, to take what he took from her and not retaliate.Yellow Bird
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Translation of retaliate from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary