Meaning of “sow the seeds of sth” in the English Dictionary

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"sow the seeds of sth" in British English

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sow the seeds of sth

to do something that will cause something to happen in the future:

He's sowing the seeds of his own downfall.

(Definition of “sow the seeds of sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)