Catch Word #75 – A taste of your own medicine

Have you ever given someone a taste of their own medicine? Has anyone ever given you a taste of your own? Shawn gave Angela a taste of her own medicine. This means that Shawn treated Angela in the same bad way that she had been treating him. This episode is about the expressions that people can use to talk about their revenge. You can hear these expressions often in television or film, or from people who are giving some payback.

Expressions included in the Study Guide

  • Bank
  • To build up
  • Dark
  • A taste of your own medicine
  • A taste
  • Soap opera
  • To be pushed around
  • Bully
  • We’ll see how you like it
  • Two can play at that game
  • Tit for tat
  • An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth
  • A prison sentence
  • An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind

Copyright: Audio/Study Guide: Culips

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