let (oneself) in for

idiom

: to cause (oneself) to have or experience (something bad or unpleasant)
She's letting herself in for a lot of trouble/criticism.
When I agreed to help, I didn't know what I was letting myself in for.

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“Let (oneself) in for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/let%20%28oneself%29%20in%20for. Accessed 3 Dec. 2022.

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