more than someone bargained for

more than someone bargained for
more than (someone/something) bargained for something in addition to what was expected.

The pain caused by the operation was much more than I bargained for.

Usage notes: often used with get:

Sarah was looking for a challenge, but she may have gotten more than she bargained for in this job.


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