bite (one) in the ass(redirected from bites one in the ass)
bite (one) in the ass
rude slang To inflict punishment or misfortune on one for one's poor judgment or misdeed(s). Typically the punishment or misfortune is not exacted by a person, but as a general consequence for the misbehavior itself. Your poor treatment of your employees might come back to bite you in the ass some day. I got too greedy with my gambling, and now it has bitten me in the ass.
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