(one) made (one's) (own) bed

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(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.
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"England lost out on him, but they made their own bed in that respect.
Let's not forget the single mothers for whom I have no time - for if they could not take time to arrange to have a house and family before they got themselves pregnant, well they made their own bed, so let them lie in it.
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