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exact revenge (on somebody)

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishexact revenge (on somebody)exact revenge (on somebody)if someone exacts revenge, they punish a person who has harmed them Leonard was determined to exact revenge on his wife’s killer. exact
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exact revenge (on somebody)In fact, the farmer was so mean to this young man he determined to exact revenge.Instead of the children being the monsters, the parents become the monsters who threaten to take over and exact revenge.And at the same time exact revenge on the whites he so despises?
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