English version

be in for something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe in for somethingbe in for somethingUNPLEASANTif someone is in for something unpleasant, it is going to happen to them I’m afraid he’s in for a bit of a disappointment. in
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be in for somethingChuck Levy, meanwhile, was in for 40 offensive plays and made the most of them.She's in for a surprise if she thinks we're going to help her pay for it.Did he have any idea what he was in for?You guys are in for a long, losing haul down there.But Rhee and Yun were in for a surprise.On the other hand if you've important business or vital meetings to attend you will be in for a tough time.If the meticulous and demanding rescue work succeeds, birdwatchers using the hide will be in for a treat.Whatever you picked, you were in for it.He was in for pneumonia, he told me.