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reap a/the harvest of (something)

To experience the consequences of some previous action or past event. You have three papers due on Monday? It sounds like you're reaping the harvest of your procrastination. Our students are unprepared for the workforce, and we are reaping a harvest of lowered standards.
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reap the harvest

1. If someone reaps the harvest of past actions, they benefit as a result of those actions. Note: To reap a crop such as corn means to cut and gather it. He's a player at the top of his game, reaping the harvest of his own hard work. In subsequent years he would reap the harvest of his excellent training..
2. If someone reaps the harvest, they suffer now because of mistakes that they made in the past. Note: To reap a crop such as corn means to cut and gather it. We are now as a nation reaping the harvest of the lack of attention to basics in language and numbers.
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reap the harvest (or fruits) of

suffer the results or consequences of.
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reap a/the ˈharvest

(British English) benefit or suffer as a direct result of something that you have done: His attacking policies have reaped a particularly good harvest overseas, where he is well known as a shrewd businessman.
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Data was recorded on various postharvest quality parameters of citrus fruits within 3 hours either after harvest (S-0) or after 30 days storage (S-30) at room temperature.
Harvest Christian Center is a life-giving church led by Senior Pastor, Bishop Kevin Foreman, and was founded in May of 2006.
Ronzoni Healthy Harvest Whole Wheat Blend Pasta, for example, has no whole wheat flour.
Germination Time: 4 to 10 days Days to Harvest: 40 Can harvest until heavy frost.
The vision is that the "harvest bag" list could then be imported into harvesting software to initiate a harvest of the selected sites.
In that perspective, an untimely fall harvest could have a significant impact not only on the vigor of spring regrowth, but also on the cold tolerance of the plant.
We thought maybe CPT might be allowed to harvest near the settlement while the Palestinian family laboured below.
Island Harvest is also proud to present the Wind Beneath Our Wings Award to Barry Chandler and the Linda Breitstone Spirit Award to Minuteman Press of Rockville Centre for their belief and dedication to our mission.
This new study looks at harvesting from the inside out, based on interviews with more than 20 entrepreneurs, investors and advisors who have been closely involved in a number of harvests.
Harvest tips: Pull entire plant out of the ground, clean lightly to remove soil and other debris, and dry immediately or use fresh.
It was intuition that propelled Mattagami First Nations Chief Chad Boissoneau to forge ahead with the idea of educating band members to tree harvest for the lumber giants of the North, thereby increasing employment in his own community.
In Minnesota, the interval between harvests or the number of harvests was as important as the final harvest date in determining alfalfa persistence and yield (Sheaffer et al.
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