bite (someone) in the arse(redirected from bite them in the arse)
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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.
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