more than you bargained for

more than you bargained for
more than you bargained for/not what you bargained for/ phrase
something different from what you expected, especially something worse

The babysitter found she had taken on more than she bargained for.

Thesaurus: too much, extra and moresynonym
Main entry: bargain

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  • bargain — [ˈbɑːgɪn] noun [C] I 1) something you buy that costs much less than normal Her dress was a real bargain.[/ex] 2) an agreement in which each person or group promises something • into the bargain in addition to the things already mentioned[/ex] II… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

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