What goes around, comes around
what goes around comes around
proverb One's actions or behavior will eventually have consequences for one, even if indirectly. The phrase typically refers to one being a victim of the same negative circumstances that they have inflicted on others. Russ picked on me back in high school, and now he has his own bully. What goes around comes around.
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What(ever) goes around, comes around.
Prov. The results of things that one has done will someday have an effect on the person who started the events. So he finally gets to see the results of his activities. What goes around, comes around. Now he is the victim of his own policies. Whatever goes around comes around.
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