get what's coming (to one)(redirected from get what's coming to him)
get what's coming (to one)
To receive what one deserves. Don't worry about those stool pigeons, we'll make sure they get what's coming. After all her hard work, I really hope Mary finally gets what's coming to her.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
get what's coming to one
Receive what one deserves or is due, especially something unpleasant, such as a punishment or rebuke. For example, When they suspended Steve for cheating, he was only getting what was coming to him.
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.