serve somebody right
serve somebody right 表示某人应得的报应（活该）。
You didn’t study for the exam, so you failed. It serves you right. 你没有准备考试，所以失败了，活该。
在口语中，我们经常听到 You deserve it 表示某人活该。
You didn’t listen to what the teacher was saying, so you deserved it. 你不听老师的话，所以你活该。
got what was coming to you
got what was coming to you 表示某人自找的，活该。
He knew it was dangerous to stake board there but he did it anyway, so he got what was coming to him. 他知道在那个里钉木板很危险，但他还是这么做了，所以他活该。
你也可以使用 got what you deserve” 代替。
- You had it coming.
- You asked for it.
- You brought it on yourself.