Meaning of “come back to bite sb” in the English Dictionary


"come back to bite sb" in English

See all translations

come back to bite sb

If something will come back to bite you, it will become a bigger problem in the future because you have not dealt with it:

If I don't do something now, the issue might come back to bite me.

(Definition of “come back to bite sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Need a translator?

Translator tool

Get a quick, free translation!