let oneself in for
let (someone or oneself) in for
To involve someone or oneself in something, especially that which proves to be more intimidating, demanding, or overwhelming than one was expecting. I hope you know what you're letting yourself in for with this case—it's going to drag your reputation through the mud for a while. Just what have you let me in for, Tom? I said I wanted to earn a little bit more money, not get involved with the Mafia!
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let oneself in for something
to make oneself vulnerable to some difficulty. I don't want to let myself in for a lot of extra work. You really let yourself in for some problems!
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- leave (someone, something, or oneself) (wide) open for (something)
- leave oneself wide open for
- leave open
- leave yourself wide open to something
- leave (someone, something, or oneself) (wide) open to (something)
- reproach (someone or something) with (something)
- reproach with
- keep in sight
- keep sight of (someone or something)
- keep sight of somebody/something