One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Do something foolish which causes one's downfall.‘you're digging your own grave by walking away right now’
- ‘It is a classic example of one digging one's own grave - to put it in simple language that a common man can understand.’
- ‘Seth has no idea about arguing effectively, and therefore, he dug his own grave.’
- ‘You're digging your own grave by walking away right now.’
- ‘‘You're digging your own grave, brother,’ he warned.’
- ‘In piling still more words on the problem, hasn't he dug his own grave?’
- ‘Instead he denounced them and tried to placate the army, thus digging his own grave.’
- ‘If I were an optimist, I would suspect that the Democrats are digging their own grave.’
- ‘Like the smoker, you dug your own grave - deal with it.’
- ‘At the moment, she had thought it was the best thing that had ever happened to her but now she realized that at that instant she had dug her own grave.’
- ‘Trying to sue the rightful winner now and not backing down is just digging her own grave.’
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