Learn English – the term for taking it out on someone even though you will be harmed by this too

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When you are so mad at someone that you make a bad decision, even though you will be harmed by it as well, in order to harm that person; is there a good term for this?

For example burning $100 because he owns $20 of it.

Best Answer

"Cutting off your nose to spite your face" comes close to what you are describing.