You reap what you sow.

formal something that you say which means everything that happens to you is a result of your own actions.

If you treat your friends like that, of course they drop you. You reap what you sow in this life.


New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • you reap what you sow — ► you reap what you sow proverb you eventually have to face up to the consequences of your actions. Main Entry: ↑reap …   English terms dictionary

  • you reap what you sow — This means that if you do bad things to people, bad things will happen to you, or good things if you do good things.  It is normally used when someone has done something bad …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • you reap what you sow — proverb you eventually have to face up to the consequences of your actions * * * you ˌreap what you ˈsow idiom (saying) you have to deal with the bad effects or results of sth that you originally started Main entry: ↑reapidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • reap what you sow — reap what (you) sow to experience the results of your own actions. If we neglect our environment, we will surely reap what we sow. Usage notes: usually used to say that something bad is likely to result from an activity Etymology: from the idea… …   New idioms dictionary

  • reap what sow — reap what (you) sow to experience the results of your own actions. If we neglect our environment, we will surely reap what we sow. Usage notes: usually used to say that something bad is likely to result from an activity Etymology: from the idea… …   New idioms dictionary

  • reap what you sow — phrase used for saying that something happens to someone because of what they have done in the past Thesaurus: to be punishedsynonym punishment of being legally killedhyponym Main entry: reap * * * reap what you sow : to experience the same kind… …   Useful english dictionary

  • reap what you sow — See you reap whatsoever you sow …   English idioms

  • reap what you sow — used for saying that something happens to someone because of what they have done in the past …   English dictionary

  • Reap — may refer to: *Reap, to Harvest grain crops **Reaper, a horse drawn farm implement invented in 1831 and patented by Cyrus McCormick **Reaping hook, see Sickle *Grim Reaper (disambiguation) **Grim Reaper, see Death (personification) * Whatsoever a …   Wikipedia

  • reap — ► VERB 1) cut or gather (a crop or harvest). 2) receive as a consequence of one s own or others actions. ● you reap what you sow Cf. ↑you reap what you sow ORIGIN Old English …   English terms dictionary

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