what goes over the devil's back comes under his belly

what goes over the devil's back comes under his belly

One's actions or behavior will eventually have consequences for one, even if indirectly. The phrase typically refers to one being a victim of the same negative circumstances that they have inflicted on others. Russ picked on me back in high school, and now he has his own bully. What goes over the devil's back comes under his belly.
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