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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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Key words: Ascorbic acid, Citrus, Harvesting Date, pH, Sugars, storage, TSS, TSS/ Acid ratio.
Every step, from feeding the cells to the harvesting of the injection syringes, will be executed in a sterile, closed-loop system.
As indicated above, service providers face serious challenges in both their harvesting and aggregating activities.
We wanted to make sure they had a complete understanding of the value these new harvesting systems could deliver to producers so they could communicate that clearly and effectively to our dealers.
Harvesting at 500 or 600 GDD in fall 1997 did not significantly affect root DW measured in November 1997 or in the following spring (April 1998).
In addition to in-depth interviews, the book covers academic research on harvesting and extensively analyzes exit options and business valuation methods, including valuation for initial public offerings and for highly leveraged sales.
has developed an innovative new ballast with the aim of expanding daylight harvesting into mainstream fluorescent lighting applications.
The Gawuhigaewin corporation has just completed harvesting 50,000 cubic metres for the Domtar plant and Edmonds says he is pleased with the quality of the work.
In March, root DW in WL 225 was more reduced than in AC Caribou by harvesting at 400 GDD, in comparison with their respective root DW with the two-harvest treatment [Fig.
com), a registered investment advisor providing fee-based separately managed accounts (SMAs) to financial professionals through an innovative technology platform, today announced that the company's tax harvesting program allowed its clients to save more than $1.
Currently, plant growers in the Tver region are carrying out a set of seasonal field works, including caring for crops, harvesting coarse and succulent fodder for livestock and harvesting.
Northern Ontario lumber companies are experimenting with various harvesting techniques, focused on the ecosystem
Pink Sheets:AXTG) is pleased to announce the company is submitting for final product approval from the Underwriters Laboratory (UL) for the Axis Dimming/Daylight Harvesting (DDH) fluorescent ballast in 347 volts.
The first, as promoted by the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO), primarily looks at sustainability in terms of the harvesting of forest products and its impact on the harvest site, with some consideration given to indigenous people and local circumstances.
As we continue to focus primarily on product awareness of our Axis Dimming/Daylight Harvesting (DDH) Ballast and the installation of Axis products into high-profile businesses, government buildings, and universities/schools, we are extremely excited with the opportunity to present our recent achievements and company growth at this unique event.