get back at

[ɡet bæk ət]

Meaning

to take revenge on somebody, to punish someone because they have hurt you before.

Examples 👇

She was ready to get back at the boy who was bullying her at the college.

John crashed Carol's car to get back at her for cheating on him.

Part of me wanted to get back at you so badly for all those things you have done to me.