get comeuppance

get one's comeuppance

to get a deserved punishment. I can't wait till that snobbish girl gets her comeuppance. Joe got his comeuppance when the teacher caught him making fun of her.
See also: comeuppance, get

get your comeuppance

if you get your comeuppance, something bad happens to you as a result of something bad that you have done to someone else He'll get his comeuppance, you'll see. You can't treat people the way he does and not go unpunished in this world.
See also: comeuppance, get