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English definition of “learn a/your lesson”

learn a/your lesson

B2 to suffer a bad experience and know not to do it again: I got horribly drunk once at college and that was enough - I learned my lesson.
(Definition of learn a/your lesson from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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