Return the favor – Idioms by The Free Dictionary

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return the favor

To reciprocate one’s actions. You helped me last week, so I’ll return the favor and do your filing. If Tiffany’s the one who started that rumor about me, I’ll just return the favor with a rumor about her.

Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

return the favor

to do a good deed for someone who has done a good deed for you. You helped me last week, so I’ll return the favor and help you this week. There is no point in helping Bill He’ll never return the favor.

McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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