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San asked in Society & CultureLanguages · 4 weeks ago

Which word is correct?

After their friend told tales about them, the children threw spiders at him (in / as) revenge.


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  • Anonymous
    4 weeks ago
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    Of those two, "as revenge".  But I would say "for revenge".  Maybe in Britain they say "in revenge", but that would not be said in North America. We would say for/as, or "to get revenge".

    Source(s): native English speaker US
  • 4 weeks ago

    "in revenge".

    The bombing is in revenge for the assassination.

  • 4 weeks ago

    In revenge. ------------------

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