dig own grave

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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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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