Значение идиомы serve one right

[serve one right] {v. phr.} To be what really deserves asa punishment; be a fair exchange for what has done or saidor failed to do or say.

He failed his exam; it served him rightbecause he had not studied.

Bob said it served Sally right whenshe cut her finger; she had taken his knife without asking him.

Compare: ASK FOR, HAVE IT COMING.


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