What goes around, comes around

what goes around comes around

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.
See also: around, come, goes, what
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As the saying goes, what goes around, comes around.
The phrase "what goes around, comes around" springs to mind.
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What goes around, comes around, as the saying goes.
Remember MPs and judges: what goes around, comes around. Tomorrow, you will definitely be the victim.
I can't say I am happy about it but I believe in Karma and what goes around, comes around."
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Or as most Aussies would say, "What goes around, comes around, mate."
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Spiderman star Kirsten Dunst believes what goes around, comes around.
Ah, but what goes around, comes around. The second Mrs.
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