be in for it

be in for it

To be very likely or guaranteed to face trouble, punishment, or retribution. I'm telling mom and dad that you broke the window. You're in for it now! I'll be in for it once they realize the money is gone.
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in for it

Very likely or guaranteed to face trouble, punishment, or retribution. I'm telling mom and dad that you broke the window. You're in for it now! I'll be in for it once they realize the money is gone.
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be ˈin for it

(British English also be ˈfor it) (informal) be going to get into trouble or be punished: We’d better hurry or we’ll be in for it.
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