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be your own worst enemy

to ​cause most of ​yourproblems or most of the ​bad things that ​happen to you yourself, because of ​yourcharacter: 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)
Translations of “be your own worst enemy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 主要得怨自己, 自讨苦吃…
in Chinese (Traditional) 主要要怨自己, 自討苦吃…
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