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自取其咎
Pinyin
zì qǔ qí jiù
English
have only oneself to blame
Explanation
Meaning
咎:罪过,祸害。自己造成灾祸或自己找罪受。
Context
老子《道德经》:“富贵而骄,自遗其咎。”
Example
想当时因得罪于荆公,~。(明·冯梦龙《警世通言》卷三)
Synonyms
作茧自缚、自讨苦吃、自作自受
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、宾语;含贬义
 
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