come back to haunt

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Definition of come back to haunt

: to cause problems for (someone) in the future a decision that may come back to haunt us

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“Come back to haunt.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20back%20to%20haunt. Accessed 18 January 2020.

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