be in for

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To be able to expect or anticipate; to be about to suffer, generally said of something unpleasant.
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The weather forecast says we are in for three feet of snow over the next week.

Submitted on August 30, 2012

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How to pronounce this phrase?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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