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Mohie

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Hello everybody ;-)

our teacher gave us a homework today , it is about the tragedy of Hamlet
should i say " it about how prince hamlet took a revenge from his uncle Claudius"
or " it about how prince hamlet took a revenge on his uncle Claudius"


Thank u :roll:
 

Mohie

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"took a revenge from" or "took a revenge on"

Hello everybody ;-)

should i say " it is about how prince hamlet took a revenge from his uncle Claudius"
or " it is about how prince hamlet took a revenge on his uncle Claudius"


Thank u :roll:
 
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Re: "took a revenge from" or "took a revenge on"

Peter took/got revenge on Anthony for insulting him
 

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Hello everybody ;-)

our teacher gave us a homework today , it is about the tragedy of Hamlet
should i say " it about how prince hamlet took a revenge from his uncle Claudius"
or " it about how prince hamlet took a revenge on his uncle Claudius"


Thank u :roll:

You don't take a revenge - you simply take revenge on someone.

Hamlet took revenge on his uncle, Claudius.
 

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Re: "took a revenge from" or "took a revenge on"

Hello everybody ;-)

should i say " it is about how prince hamlet took a revenge from his uncle Claudius"
or " it is about how prince hamlet took a revenge on his uncle Claudius"


Thank u :roll:

You can say take revenge on(or against) some one or take revenge for something; as:

It is about how prince hamlet took revenge on/against his uncle Claudius. (no article before revenge)
It is about how prince hamlet took revenge for the death of his father.
 
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BobK

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This may be more information than you want :oops: but the subject of your post suggests you may have come across the word 'avenge'. Hamlet avenged his father by taking revenge on Claudius..

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ps I've merged two threads, and kept the offending title! That's why the OP starts off by asking the same question twice.
 
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