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shoot yourself in the foot

to do or say something that causes problems for you: I think you might be shooting yourself in the foot if you don't take his offer.
Translations of “shoot yourself in the foot”
in Chinese (Traditional) (無意中)搬起石頭砸自己的腳…
in Chinese (Simplified) (无意中)搬起石头砸自己的脚…
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