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Tit for Tat

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J. Bellenden Ker says this is the DutchDit vor dat” (this for that), “Quid pro quo.” Heywood uses the phrase “tat for tat,” perhaps the French phrase, “tant pour tant.”

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Tiptoe of Expectation (On the)
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Tirled
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