to retaliate against sth/sbtomar represalias contra algo/algn
the EC has said it will retaliate against trade tariffs on European goodsIsrael has decided not to retaliate against Iraq for its missile attacksPresident Bush has decided to retaliate against King Hussein of Jordan for his attack on the allied war against IraqThe Bush administration said today that it will retaliate against European Community farm subsidies by imposing tariffsEuropean officials are talking about retaliating against US tariffs on white wineto retaliate [by] doing sth
they retaliated by bombing Israeli portstomaron represalias bombardeando los puertos israelíes;she retaliated by switching the television offsu respuesta fue apagar el televisor;respondió apagando el televisor
the Israeli army retaliated by shelling parts of southern LebanonChina could retaliate by closing its market to US productsThere are about 7 or 8 Germans on board. At dinner one of them sent to have the saloon door shut. Some non-Germans insisted on its remaining open. The Germans at first retaliated by putting up their coat collars
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