Return the favor

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Definition

to return the favor: to reciprocate a good turn, to give back a kindness, to repay a good deed, to recompense a kind act
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Examples

  • "Since you're always hosting me in your fancy San Francisco offices, I figured that it was my turn to return the favor."
  • "Since you're always hosting me in your fancy San Francisco offices, I think it's my turn to return the favor, so I'd like to extend a formal invitation to my new ranch in Crawford, Texas."

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