strike back

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strike back

  1. (intransitive) To retaliate
    • 2011, Tom Fordyce, Rugby World Cup 2011: England 12-19 France [1]
      England struck back with a fine try from Ben Foden and closed to within seven points with three minutes left when Mark Cueto capitalised on a break from replacement Matt Banahan.