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    #1

    An eye for an eye

    We understand the phrase 'an eye for an eye" at first sight, can we understand "blood for blood" immediately? It refers to "Debts of blood must be paid in blood."

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    Re: An eye for an eye

    I think so- it is normally used to mean violent retribution.

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