(one) made (one's) (own) bed(redirected from they have made their bed)
(one) made (one's) (own) bed
One must endure the unpleasant situation that they have created. A shortened version of "(one) has made (one's) (own) 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 made his own bed. It really sucks that I lost my job because of what happened, but I guess I made my own bed. I have no sympathy for Will—he made his bed by embezzling money from the company.
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