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1

Guaranteed to get or have, as in We're in for a difficult time. [Late 1500s]

2

in for it. Certain to encounter trouble or punishment, as in When Harry finds out we left early, we'll be in for it. [Late 1600s]

3

Involved or entered for some purpose, as in We're in for the profits. [Mid-1800s] Also see have it in for; in for a penny.

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