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платить той же монетой

to give sb a dose of his own medicine; to pay sb in their own coin lit

Examples from texts

— Еще бы, — сказал Андреа, платя ему той же монетой.
"I am," said Andrea, returning the lie.
Хемингуэй, Эрнест / За рекой, в тени деревьевHemingway, Ernest / Across The River And Into The Trees
Across The River And Into The Trees
Hemingway, Ernest
© 1950 by Ernest Hemingway
За рекой, в тени деревьев
Хемингуэй, Эрнест
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1982
Поначалу он был очень неровен: то вежлив, то насмешлив и вызывающ, — и в обоих случаях я платил ему той же монетой.
At first he was somewhat changeable in his behaviour: now civil, now returning to his old manner of flouting me to my face; and in both I met him half-way.
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис / Владетель Баллантрэ.Stevenson, Robert Louis / The Master of Ballantrae
The Master of Ballantrae
Stevenson, Robert Louis
© 2006 Adamant Media Corporation
Владетель Баллантрэ.
Стивенсон, Роберт Луис
© Издательство "Правда", 1967

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платить той же монетой
to give a dose of his own medicine; to pay in their own coin

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    give a taste of one's own medicine

    translation added by Tatiana Gerasimenko
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