Meaning of “be your own worst enemy” in the English Dictionary


"be your own worst enemy" in English

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be your own worst enemy

to cause most of your problems or most of the bad things that happen to you yourself, because of your character:

Carrie is her own worst enemy - she's always arguing with people.

(Definition of “be your own worst enemy” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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