get one's lumps

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get (one's) lumps

To receive an appropriate, fitting, or deserved punishment or scolding. Don't worry, she'll get her lumps if she keeps speaking of turn in class.
See also: get, lump
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get one’s lumps

tv. to get the result or punishment one deserves. (see also take one’s lumps.) If she keeps acting that way, she’ll get her lumps.
See also: get, lump
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