pay the price

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pay the price

  1. To incur the negative consequences of one's decision.
    • 2011 February 5, Chris Whyatt, “Wolverhampton 2 - 1 Man Utd”, in BBC[1]:
      Yet United may have paid the price for overconfidence as they completely lost their concentration after 10 minutes to let Wolves back in.