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A taste of their own medicine !!!
Lee Why are you looking so upset, Donald
Donald I've just had an encounter with a very rude and unreasonable man. Can you believe it ? I was waiting for my wife to come out of a shop when a van drew up behind me. He started hooting at me and tried to squeeze past my car. Unfortunately, he scraped the side of my car and scratched it.
Lee So, what did you do ?
Donald I got out to talk to him. Well, to my great shock, he also got down, holding an iron pipe !
Lee My goodness ! Did he hit you with it ?
Donald No, but he hit my car with it. Then, he marched off.
Lee Did you take down his license plate number ?
Donald No, I was too shocked to do anything.
Lee That's a pity. Otherwise you could report him to the police.
Donald I think I too should carry around an iron pipe. Then, I can give the road bullies a taste of their own medicine.
Explanation :
give sb a taste of their own medicine - to treat someone as badly as they have treated you

On the verge of

Fill me in on the task

I am through working overtime

The numbers didn't add up

Give me the rundown

Cut-throat competition

See the work through

It is feasible

This item is sought-after

Sells like hot cakes

Look it up

Got it all planned out

I've lucked out

Speak your minds

On top of that

We spread out the news

He's all tied up

Keep an eye on

Stuck in traffic

Pricing and samples

Time is ticking away

We talked on the phone

I need to think it over

She's driving a hard bargain

Long-standing support

Production lead time

In no time

Expedite the payment

Defective goods

Work wonders

Get in contact with

You're making me blush

Keep you updated

Filled him in

I'll see to it

Grab a bite

The bottom line is quality

They are high-tech items

Our lead time is 14 days

Fit in with

Have a word with you

I am flattered by your praise

Well begun is half done

I am just a workaholic

Give me a hand

You reap what you sow

Keep track of

It's my treat

A tight schedule

Have a second thought

I've made up my mind

Fire away

It's no bother at all

With flying colors


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