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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!
Translations of “woe betide sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人)要倒楣(或遭殃)…
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人)要倒霉(或遭殃)…
(Definition of woe betide sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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