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 Translation for 'tit-for-tat' from English to Russian
послов.
Как аукнется, так и откликнется.
Tit for tat.
зеркальный ответ {м} [перен.]tit-for-tat response [idiom]
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Usage Examples English
  • Armed Orangemen began parading the roads of Unionist areas and tit-for-tat killings occurred in reprisal for IRA casualties incurred during raids.
  • The composer Benjamin Britten set several of de la Mare's verses to music: de la Mare's version of the traditional song Levy-Dew in 1934, and five others, which were then collected in "Tit for Tat".
  • The aim was to begin a tit-for-tat exchange with the hope of forcing the RAF to reduce their attacks.
  • Both the Lebanese Forces and the PSP/PLA were accused of committing massacres and atrocities against one another as tit-for-tat (revenge killings).
  • Phrases with similar meanings include: "give and take", "tit for tat", "you scratch my back, and I'll scratch yours", and "one hand washes the other".

  • Three simple contingency plans which have received substantial attention are "Always Defect", "Always Cooperate", and "Tit for Tat".
  • Although a number of Communist nations boycotted the 1984 Summer Olympics in a tit-for-tat against the U.S.-led boycott of the Olympics in Moscow four years before, Romania chose to participate.
  • In early 2000, an LVF-UVF feud began and there were several tit-for-tat killings.
  • Another short film which revolves around such an altercation was titled "Tit for Tat" (1935).
  • The leaders of the five organizations saw the sanctioning, whose details were unspecified, as a tit-for-tat measure in response to the earlier U.S.

  • The KLA engaged in tit-for-tat attacks against Serbs in Kosovo, reprisals against ethnic Albanians who "collaborated" with the Serbian government, and bombed police stations and cafes known to be frequented by Serb officials, killing innocent civilians in the process.
  • The concept is close to the strategy of "tit for tat" used in game theory.
  • The only problem of this tit-for-tat strategy is that they are vulnerable to signal error.
  • This can work against some strategies that are less provocable or more forgiving than TIT FOR TAT, but generally, they do poorly.
  • In response, the European Commission criticised the actions, describing them as "unilateral and disproportionate", although no immediate 'tit-for-tat' response was announced.

  • The receiving state may choose to impose restrictions on what may reasonably constitute personal use (for example, only a certain quantity of cigarettes per day).
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