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get (one's)

1. To receive the due punishment (for something) that one deserves. Don't worry about those stool pigeons, we'll make sure they get theirs when the time is right. She cheated off me during the test? Oh, she'll get hers, alright!
2. To become wealthy or financially successful. After growing up in poverty, Jim was determined to get his no matter what it took.
See also: get

be (one's) for the asking

To be available for one to easily obtain or achieve. With your famous parents, any job is yours for the asking. Some of us, though, actually have to apply for jobs.
See also: ask

be (one's) for the taking

To be available for one to easily obtain or achieve. With your famous parents, any job is yours for the taking. Some of us, though, actually have to apply for jobs. Our probable valedictorian has been pretty distracted lately, so I think the title is yours for the taking.
See also: taking

(one's) for the asking

Available for one to obtain or achieve without any effort (because or as if one simply has to ask to be given something). With your famous parents, any job is yours for the asking. Some of us, though, actually put in the time and effort to get the jobs we want. As I promised, you can pick anything in the store you'd like to take home with you—it's yours for the asking.
See also: ask

beat (something) all to pieces

To be exceptionally better than something else. The sequel was pretty good, but I still think the original beats it all to pieces. I have used dozens of different cameras during my career, but I have to say that this one beats them all to pieces.
See also: all, beat, piece

He will get his.

 and She will get hers.
One will be punished for one's misdeeds. Jill: It seems like Fred can do any evil thing he wants. Jane: Don't worry. He'll get his. You may think you will always profit by your life of crime, but you'll get yours.
See also: get, he, will
References in classic literature ?
But the head of the department was called away to the telephone, and in her mind the splendid promise of the carpets and the irk of the pocket-book were thrust aside by a greater doubt and anxiety.
The little princess lay supported by pillows, with a white cap on her head (the pains had just left her).
Through the strange women clustering at the corners I took my way,--women of the Moabites, Ammonites, Edomites, Zidonians, and Hittites,--and I thought, as I looked into their poor painted faces,--faces but half human, vampirish faces, faces already waxen with the look of the grave,--I thought, as I often did, of the poor little girl whom De Quincey loved, the good-hearted little `peripatetic' as he called her, who had succoured him during those nights, when, as a young man, he wandered homeless about these very streets,--that good, kind little Ann whom De Quincey had loved, then so strangely lost, and for whose face he looked into women's faces as long as he lived.
Having no desire to leave me too abruptly, she would remain the next day (which was Sunday); and would take her departure on Monday morning.
She must learn to feel that she had been mistaken with regard to both; that she had been unfairly influenced by appearances in each; that because Captain Wentworth's manners had not suited her own ideas, she had been too quick in suspecting them to indicate a character of dangerous impetuosity; and that because Mr Elliot's manners had precisely pleased her in their propriety and correctness, their general politeness and suavity, she had been too quick in receiving them as the certain result of the most correct opinions and well-regulated mind.
In another moment she would step forth into the night, and his eyes, accustomed to the obscurity, would discern her as clearly as though she stood in daylight.
As Thuvia of Ptarth saw Carthoris depart from the presence of Tario, leaving her alone with the man, a sudden qualm of terror seized her.
Mary put her hand over his mouth and began to chide him for his awfulness, whereupon he kissed the palm of her hand and put his head closer to hers.
`Here!' cried Alice, quite forgetting in the flurry of the moment how large she had grown in the last few minutes, and she jumped up in such a hurry that she tipped over the jury-box with the edge of her skirt, upsetting all the jurymen on to the heads of the crowd below, and there they lay sprawling about, reminding her very much of a globe of goldfish she had accidentally upset the week before.
Finding that the social spirit had beguiled her into being rather late, she dressed hastily and went over to the parsonage rather earlier than was necessary.
It was more than possible that without Rokoff's knowledge this child had been substituted for hers by one of the Russian's confederates, and that even now her son might be safe with friends in London, where there were many, both able and willing, to have paid any ransom which the traitorous conspirator might have asked for the safe release of Lord Greystoke's son.
LOUISA awoke from a torpor, and her eyes languidly opened on her old bed at home, and her old room.
She pressed the little hand that she held between hers, and looked up into the face that was bent over hers.
How often we forget all time, when lone Admiring Nature's universal throne; Her woods--her wilds--her mountains-the intense Reply of Hers to Our intelligence!
Each time he murmured it, her face shimmered before him, suffusing the foul wall with a golden radiance.