have it coming (to one)

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Definition of have it coming (to one)

: to deserve something bad I'm not sorry to hear that he lost his job. He had it coming (to him).

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“Have it coming (to one).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/have%20it%20coming%20%28to%20one%29. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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