Definition of 'comeuppance'
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She will get her comeuppance in jail. The Sun (2013)You think there will be moral comeuppance but it just gets darker and darker. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She was against boasting and selfishness, and in favour of bad characters getting their comeuppance. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It won't be long before he gets his comeuppance. The Sun (2010)Be straight with people, as really nasty people get their comeuppance in the end. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The Walford womaniser gets his comeuppance just three days after arriving on the soap. The Sun (2011)I do hope he gets his comeuppance. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You would get your comeuppance. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)Wall Street bankers get their comeuppance, too. Times, Sunday Times (2013)My mother joked,'You are getting your comeuppance. The Sun (2011)Then put the remaining runners and riders back in the hat, pay 1 and wait for another coward to get their comeuppance. The Sun (2011)This club is going to get its comeuppance because you can't go out and buy players just because they have scored six goals in the Belgian league. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
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