(one) has made (one's) bed

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(one) has made (one's) bed

One must endure the unpleasant situation that they have created. A shortened version of "(one) has made (one's) bed and (one) will have to lie in it" (and all similar variations). I don't feel at all bad that he has no friends after having sold everyone out on his way to the top. He's made his bed.
See also: bed, made
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He may well be caught between "a wall (sic) and a hard place", but he's made his bed. And at least he's still alive, which is more than can be said for the victims of IS.
"Like I said, he's made his bed and now he's got to lie in it and I'll be more than happy to oblige, tuck him in and read him a bedtime story."
Your hubby hasn't won the golden ticket but he's made his bed and now he has to lie in it.
He's made his bed - or, rather, he hasn't - and is lying in it, unless he sleeps on the floor, of course.
But he's made his bed, and now he's going to have to lie in it.
"It reminds me of a teen-ager who comes down at supper time and proudly announces that he's made his bed. It's like, `So?
WELL, as my mother used to , as my mother used to say, "He's made his bed, so he can lie in it".
"I've told him, 'Don't complain to me about injuries, hardship or exploitation' - he's made his bed, now he's got to lie in it.
But as my mother used to say, he's made his bed and, if he's got a shred of decency in him, he should lie on it no matter how uncomfortable it is.
He's made his bed and at least for now he's more than happy to lie on it.
Nadia has not seen Luis Leodoro for 11 years after he walked out on the family but Nadia has told a friend: "He's made his bed and he can lie on it."