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serve sb right

informal
If you say that something bad serves someone right, you mean that that person deserves it: "He hit me!" "It serves you right. You shouldn't have been rude to him."
Translations of “serve sb right”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)罪有應得,(某人)活該…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)罪有应得,(某人)活该…
(Definition of serve sb right from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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