as you make your bed, so you must lie on it

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as you make your bed, so you must lie on it

You must accept the consequences of your actions. Of course your friends are mad at you—you lied to them! As you make your bed, so you must lie on it.
See also: lie, make, must, on

As you make your bed, so you must lie (up)on it.

 and As you make your bed, so you must lie in it.; As you make your bed, so must you lie in it.
Prov. You have to suffer the consequences of what you do. (Often used as a rebuke.) Tom insisted on taking a trip to Florida in August, after we all told him how hot it was then. Now that he's there, all he does is complain about the heat. As you make your bed, so you must lie upon it. You were the one who chose these house painters because they were cheap. I told you they'd do a terrible job. As you make your bed, so must you lie in it.
See also: lie, make, must, on