dose of one's own medicine


dose of one's own medicine

dose of one’s own medicine

Also, taste of one’s own medicine. Repayment or retaliation, as in It’s time we gave them a dose of their own medicine and simply forget to call them back, or Joe was upset at being left out, but they were just giving him a taste of his own medicine. [Late 1800s]

Related Words for dose of one’s own medicine comeuppance, desert, punishment, reward, meed

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