get (one's) lumps(redirected from get their lumps)
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.
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get one's lumps
Inf. 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. We will see that Dave gets his lumps.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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.
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