come back to bite one

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Definition of come back to bite one

: to cause problems for one at a later time Their decision not to invest more money in new equipment may come back to bite them eventually.

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“Come back to bite one.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20back%20to%20bite%20one. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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