dig own grave Meaning: do something stupid that will seriously harm oneself, cause one’s own ruin or downfall. Example: If she continues to behave like this to her senior officer, she’ll be digging her own grave.
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dig heels in ❯❮ a dime a dozen
By ignoring global warming, we are digging our own graves.
- Anonymous July 16, 2019
People who dig their own graves do something which causes them great harm.
- Falak Thacker June 20, 2019
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read the riot act
Meaning: warning someone by scolding them to improve their behavior
Example: She'd been bearing bad behavior from her employee and thought it was time to read him the riot act. Read on
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