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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcomeuppancecome‧up‧pance /kʌmˈʌpəns/ noun [singular]  DESERVEa punishment or something bad which happens to you that you really deserve You’ll get your comeuppance one day!
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comeuppanceThe bad man always got his comeuppance, the hero got the girl.The animals are, and he's got his comeuppance.But what you might encounter now is a club that has suffered not a devastating loss, but a jarring comeuppance.At the end highway robberies, riots and an unspecified sense of comeuppance is what we are left with.They think they're wooing the masses; instead they're sowing the seeds of their comeuppance.Bad guys did not suffer their comeuppance in Act V on the forty-first floor.get ... comeuppanceThere's no better entertainment than seeing a bunch of over-paid, pampered prima donnas getting their comeuppance.Smugly repaired, it was on the wet homeward trip that I got my comeuppance.The animals are, and he's got his comeuppance.Nobody could doubt that metalwork was going to get its comeuppance.
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