get one's lumps


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Verb1.get one's lumps - suffer the results or consequences of one's behavior or actions
pay - bear (a cost or penalty), in recompense for some action; "You'll pay for this!"; "She had to pay the penalty for speaking out rashly"; "You'll pay for this opinion later"