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Chengyu
自作自受
Pinyin
zì zuò zì shòu
English
bear the ill consequence of one's own doings
Explanation
Meaning
自己做了蠢事坏事,自己倒霉。
Context
宋·释普济《五灯会元》:“僧问金山颖:‘一百二十斤铁枷,教阿谁担?’颖曰:‘自作自受。’”
Example
他这会子不说保养着些,还要捉弄人;明儿病了,叫他~。 ◎清·曹雪芹《红楼梦》第五十一回
Synonyms
自食其果、自讨苦吃、自投罗网
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、宾语;含贬义
 
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