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English definition of “woe betide sb”

woe betide sb

said when there will be trouble for someone, or someone will be punished , if they do a particular thing: This is the second time he's been sent home from school this week , so woe betide him if it happens again!Threats and warnings
(Definition of woe betide sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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