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take your lumps

US old-fashioned informal
to be criticized or beaten as a punishment
Translations of “take your lumps”
in Chinese (Traditional) (作為懲罰)挨批評,挨打…
in Chinese (Simplified) (作为惩罚)挨批评,挨打…
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