bite (someone) in the arse(redirected from bit them in the arse)
bite (someone) in the arse
colloquial To punish or take revenge on someone for their misjudgment or misdeed(s). Typically the punishment or revenge is not exacted by a person, but as a general consequence for the misbehavior itself. Primarily heard in UK. Your poor treatment of your employees might come back to bite you in the arse some day. I got too greedy with my gambling, and now it has bitten me in the arse.