come back to bite (one)

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come back to bite (one)

For a past situation, decision, etc. to cause problems for one in the present or future. His poor treatment of his employees might come back to bite him some day. Her remarks during the campaign have come back to bite her during the debate.
See also: back, bite, come
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Sometimes these things come back to bite you and I've nothing but praise for the way Hearts have carried themselves this season.