take one's lumps
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|Verb||1.||take 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"