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had it coming (to you)

informal If someone had it coming, something ​badhappened to them that was ​deserved: He's been ​fired but, with all that ​time he took off, he had it coming really.
(Definition of had it coming (to you) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “had it coming (to you)”
in Chinese (Simplified) 是(某人)应得的,活该…
in Chinese (Traditional) 是(某人)應得的,活該…
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