get what's coming to one


get what's coming to one
or {slang}[get one's] {v. phr.} To receive the good or bad that you deserve; get what is due to you; get your share. * /At the end of the movie the villain got what was coming to him and was put in jail./ * /John didn't think he was getting what was coming to him, so he quit the job./ * /Mother told Mary that she'd get hers if she kept on being naughty./ Compare: CATCH IT, HAVE IT COMING, SERVE RIGHT.

Dictionary of American idioms. 2013.

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  • get what's coming to one — or {slang}[get one s] {v. phr.} To receive the good or bad that you deserve; get what is due to you; get your share. * /At the end of the movie the villain got what was coming to him and was put in jail./ * /John didn t think he was getting what… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ what's\ coming\ to\ one — or slang get one s v. phr. To receive the good or bad that you deserve; get what is due to you; get your share. At the end of the movie the villain got what was coming to him and was put in jail. John didn t think he was getting what was coming… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get what's coming to one — receive the good or bad that one deserves He got what was coming to him when he was sent to jail for two years …   Idioms and examples

  • get what's coming to one — verb To experience the consequences of ones action. I hope that creep gets whats coming to him, and soon! …   Wiktionary

  • get what's coming (to one) —   Receive (one s) just deserts …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • get it — (Roget s IV) v. 1. [To understand] Syn. comprehend, perceive, know; see understand 1 . 2. [To be punished] Syn. suffer, get what is coming to one, get one s just deserts, be scolded, be reprimanded, be admonished, be rebuked, be upbraided, suffer …   English dictionary for students

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  • what — See: COME WHAT MAY, GET WHAT S COMING TO ONE, I LL TELL YOU WHAT, JUST WHAT THE DOCTOR ORDERED, SO WHAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • what — See: come what may, get what s coming to one, I ll tell you what, just what the doctor ordered, so what …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get one's — See: GET WHAT S COMING TO ONE …   Dictionary of American idioms