a taste/dose of someone's own medicine

idiom

informal
: harsh or unpleasant treatment that is like the treatment someone has given other people
The movie is about a playboy who gets a taste of his own medicine when the girl he falls in love with jilts him for another guy.

Dictionary Entries Near a taste/dose of someone's own medicine

at a snail's pace

a taste/dose of someone's own medicine

at a stretch

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“A taste/dose of someone's own medicine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/a%20taste%2Fdose%20of%20someone%27s%20own%20medicine. Accessed 28 Nov. 2022.

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