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dig your own grave

to do something that causes you harm, sometimes serious harm: She dug her own grave when she made fun of the boss.
Translations of “dig your own grave”
in Chinese (Traditional) 自掘墳墓…
in Chinese (Simplified) 自掘坟墓…
(Definition of dig your own grave from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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