Meaning of “have news for sb” in the English Dictionary

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"have news for sb" in British English

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have news for sb

used to say that someone is going to be unpleasantly surprised because something will not be as they want it to be:

I've got news for him, if he thinks he can keep living here free of charge.

(Definition of “have news for sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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