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come back/home to roost

to ​return to ​causeproblems: All his ​earliermistakes are coming ​home to roost.
(Definition of come back/home to roost from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come back/home to roost”
in Chinese (Simplified) 回报到自己身上,得到恶报…
in Chinese (Traditional) 回報到自己身上,得到惡報…
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