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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.
Translations of “sow the seeds of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 播下…的種子,種下…的禍根…
in Chinese (Simplified) 播下…的种子,种下…的祸根…
(Definition of sow the seeds of sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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