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Meaning of “learn your lesson” - Learner’s Dictionary

learn your lesson

to decide not to do something again because it has caused you problems in the past: I'm not going out without my umbrella again - I've learnt my lesson!Knowing and learning
Translations of “learn your lesson”
in Chinese (Traditional) 接受教訓,吸取教訓…
in Russian получить хороший урок…
in Turkish ders almak/çıkarmak, ibret almak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 接受教训,吸取教训…
in Polish dostać nauczkę…
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