get\ the\ last\ laugh

• have the last laugh
• get the last laugh
v. phr.
To make someone seem foolish for having laughed at you.

Other schools laughed at us when our little team entered the state championship, but we had the last laugh when we won it.

Compare: he laughs best who laughs last, turn the tables

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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