serves him right

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  • serves him right — he deserves it …   English contemporary dictionary

  • it serves him right — he got what he deserves, he had it coming …   English contemporary dictionary

  • it serves you right — (from Idioms in Speech) you have got just about what you deserve for your behaviour or actions You took money that ought to have fed starving children. Serve you right! If I had been the father of one of those children, I d have given you… …   Idioms and examples

  • right — I [[t]ra͟ɪt[/t]] CORRECT, APPROPRIATE, OR ACCEPTABLE ♦ rights, righting, righted (Please look at category 17 to see if the expression you are looking for is shown under another headword.) 1) ADJ If something is right, it is correct and agrees… …   English dictionary

  • Right to Manage — The United Kingdom Commonhold and Leasehold Reform Act 2002 [ [http://www.statutelaw.gov.uk/legResults.aspx?LegType=All+Legislation title=commonhold+and+leasehold+reform+act Year=2002 searchEnacted=0 extentMatchOnly=0 confersPower=0… …   Wikipedia

  • right — As a noun, and taken in an abstract sense, means justice, ethical correctness, or consonance with the rules of law or the principles of morals. In this signification it answers to one meaning of the Latin jus, and serves to indicate law in the… …   Black's law dictionary

  • serve someone right — (of something unpleasant) to be no more than deserved • • • Main Entry: ↑serve * * * be someone s deserved punishment or misfortune it would serve you right if Jeff walked out on you * * * serve someone right see ↑serve, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • serve right — serve (someone) right used to say that someone who has behaved badly deserves a particular punishment, problem, etc. “I hear his wife is divorcing him.” “It serves him right after the way he s treated her.” “He won t even talk to me.” “(It)… …   Useful english dictionary

  • serve someone right — tv. to be just what someone deserves. □ It would serve you right if you lost your money. □ He fell down. It serves him right …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • serve smb right — get the punishment or results that one deserves He never studies at all so it serves him right to fail his exam …   Idioms and examples

  • serve one right — phrasal : to deal with one as he deserves : be the just or fitting return for what one is or does they served him right for his thieving felt that his disgrace served him right it serves you right for trying to break into line …   Useful english dictionary

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