on the receiving end of something Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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on the receiving end of something

(also at the receiving end of something) suffering from something ​unpleasant when you have done nothing to ​deserve it: She was on the ​receiving end of a ​lawsuit.
(Definition of on the receiving end of something from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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