what goes around comes around

idiom

informal
used to say that if someone treats other people badly he or she will eventually be treated badly by someone else
You should not mistreat them. What goes around comes around.

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Recent Examples on the Web In movies as in life, what goes around comes around. Chris Klimek, Smithsonian Magazine, 1 Mar. 2024 That's just something to remember: Always stay humble and what goes around comes around. Sydney Bucksbaum, EW.com, 7 Feb. 2024

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“What goes around comes around.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/what%20goes%20around%20comes%20around. Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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