the bitter fruit(s)(redirected from bitter fruit)
the bitter fruit(s)
The negative consequences of something. The economy is in shambles, and unemployment and underemployment are the bitter fruits. Only now is the country tasting the bitter fruit of oppression that grew as the extremist rose to power.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2022 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
- expose (someone, something, or oneself) to (someone or something)
- expose to
- insulate (someone or something) from (someone or something)
- insulate against
- insulate (someone or something) against (someone or something)
- it's someone's funeral
- be (someone's) funeral
- be on the wrong end of (something)