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It Serves You Right

Meaning/Usage: Expressing that justice happened because the person got what they deserved

Explanation: This is usually said when something bad happens to someone who continually did something bad.

"It serves you right.  You were not nice to him."
"It serves him right.  He can't expect to win when he cheats during the game."
"It serves you right.  You got what you deserved."

A.  "Can you believe Kim got fired from work?"
B.  "Serves her right.  She was always late or calling in sick."
A.  "I guess you're right, but I hope she finds a new joB."
B.  "Me too."

Other Common Sentences

"You got what you deserved."


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