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To happen; to take place; to bechance or befall
To happen to
to happen to or befall
{v} to befall, happen to, become
To happen to; to befall; to come to ; as, woe betide the wanderer
{f} happen, occur
To come to pass; to happen; to occur
become of; happen to; "He promised that no harm would befall her"; "What has become of my children?"
If you say woe betide anyone who does a particular thing, you mean that something unpleasant will happen to them if they do it. Woe betide anyone who got in his way. woe betide sb used to say that someone will be in trouble if they do something - often humorous (tide (11-19 centuries), from tidan)
At any early period
Third-person singular simple present indicative form of betide
woe betide
bad things will happen to

Woe betide you if you try that with my sister again!.

past of betide
third-person singular of betide
present participle of betide
whatever betide
whatever will happen