British informal Be in imminent danger of punishment or other trouble.
More example sentences
- We knew it would hurt; we knew we were for it in a big way.
- God will get you in the end, the devil will not be able to save you from his fury, and then you will be for it.
- If you're not careful you'll have the matron in here and if she sees the state of this skirt I'm working on I'll be for it.
Definition of be for it in:
- The US English dictionary