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Example Sentences for "retaliate"

The Israeli army has retaliated against the Palestinians for a suicide attack on a crowded supermarketWhen I pushed my sister into the lake, she retaliated by pulling me in after her.

The Israeli army has retaliated against the Palestinians for a suicide attack on a crowded supermarket.

Maureen was fired for stealing from the store, and she retaliated by breaking a window on her way out the door.

The American government has announced it will retaliate with great force against the rebels for any attacks on its embassy.

Police have said they believe the murder of the leader of the motorcycle gang is in retaliation for the death of two members of a rival gang last month.

The government is expected to take retaliatory measures in response to the arrest of an embassy staff member on charges of spying.

When he heard his girlfriend had kissed another guy at a party, he retaliated by asking another girl on a date.

If either country retaliates with nuclear weapons, it could be the beginning of the end.

Instead of retaliating when the kids at school tease you, it is better to simply ignore them.

Martin Luther King, Jr. once said that man must evolve for all human conflict a method which rejects revenge, aggression and retaliation. The foundation of such a method is love.

President George W. Bush promised that his government would retaliate for the September 11th terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center.

One of the hockey players got a penalty for punching another player, who then also got a penalty for retaliating.

When the Americans placed a tariff on Russian steel coming into the U.S., the Russians retaliated by placing an embargo on American chicken imports.

In retaliation for the September 11th terrorist attacks, U.S. and British forces launched a bombing campaign against the Taliban government and al-Qaeda terrorist camps in Afghanistan.

Discussion question: Is retaliation an effective way of dealing with a violent act?


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