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English definition of “be in for sth”

be in for sth

verb uk phrasal verb with be   strong /biː/ weak /bi/ // (being, was, were, been) us  
C2 to be going to experience something unpleasant very soon: The weather forecast says we're in for heavy rain this evening. You'll be in for it (= she will be very angry) if you don't do what she tells you.
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