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To be punished

get what you deserve

to be correctly punished for your mistakes or bad behaviour

take the rap (for something)

to be blamed or punished, especially for something that you did not do

reap what you sow

used for saying that something happens to someone because of what they have done in the past

get it

to be punished for something

cop it

to be punished

SOLE

… a teaching method in which groups of children learn independently using a computer linked to the internet

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bankster

a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …

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