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serve sb right

informal If you say that something ​badserves someone ​right, you ​mean that that ​persondeserves it: "He ​hit me!" "It ​serves you ​right. You shouldn't have been so ​mean to him."
(Definition of serve sb right from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “serve sb right”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)罪有应得,(某人)活该…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)罪有應得,(某人)活該…
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