Meaning of “had it coming (to you)” in the English Dictionary

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"had it coming (to you)" in British English

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had it coming (to you)


If someone had it coming, something bad happened 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)

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