the biter bit

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the biter (is) bit

  (British old-fashioned)
someone who has caused harm to other people in the past has now been hurt It's a case of the biter bit. After years of breaking girls' hearts, he finally fell for someone who didn't love him.
See also: bit, biter
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That was a case of the biter bit, because Boucher undoubtedly claimed a run-out when he lost the ball in the Old Trafford Texaco one-day international.
There was more controversy in the seventh as Salem claimed he was butted - a clear case of the biter bit.
Bolton can expect little sympathy from the Baggies and it was a case of the biter bit after Bolton had snatched a late equaliser against them at the Reebok Stadium back in November.