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    Is the usage of "retaliate" correct?

    Hello,

    If someone wants to take revenge from someone else, do we use retaliate against as in the following sentence:

    "He wants to retaliate against the criminal who killed his brother."

    Or shall we use "retaliate from"?

    Thanks.

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    Re: Is the usage of "retaliate" correct?

    Your first version is correct.

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