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Given the potential for a cyber tit-for-tat to escalate, Obama has even more incentive to find a diplomatic solution.
Other feminist sites have championed objectifying men in tit-for-tat fashion as empowering women.Full Frontal Disney: Feminism's Nudity Double Standard|Emily Shire|August 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
A lot of newspaper columns used to be written in a rat-a-tat-tat, fast-paced style—and they tended to be funny.
This series of tit-for-tat bombings has created the most violent and volatile dynamic in Lebanon since the end of the civil war.Is Syria Being 'Lebanized' or is Lebanon Being 'Syrianized'?|Hussein Ibish|August 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Since then, we've been locked in an escalating tit for tat war in which the loser is our increasingly empty federal court system.Who's to Blame for the Congressional Judicial Meltdown? Everybody.|Megan McArdle|March 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I was here a little while ago and nobody answered my knock, though I could hear that typewriter going rat, tat, tat all the time.The Girls of Central High on the Stage|Gertrude W. Morrison
Our ears were deafened by the sharp rat-tat-tat of the machine guns, and by our own frantic anti-aircraft fire.The Romance of His Life|Mary Cholmondeley
And yet the one is as good as the other: pass for pass, tit for tat, a Roland for an Oliver.The Pocket R.L.S.|Robert Louis Stevenson
That's why I don't mind tackling cabmen—they sit all day, and all they've got to say is 'rat-tat,' and they've done.Rhoda Fleming, Complete|George Meredith
In a few minutes we were replying in volume, and the rat-tat-tats of the machine-guns on either side were continuous.War in the Garden of Eden|Kermit Roosevelt
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see tit for tat.