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Today's Idiom = "Digging Your Own Grave"






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Digging Your Own Grave ( the thing you are doing will surely cause your failure; you are doing things which will cause you to fail ... )

"Digging Your Own Grave"



"Digging your own grave" is doing things that will cause you to fail.

Example: "Talking to the boss like that, you are digging your own grave."



What you are doing will result in a big loss for you

Example: "Come to my class without doing your homework is digging your own grave."



You are hurting yourself by your own actions when you are digging your own grave.



You should not be doing what you are doing when you are "digging your own grave" because that thing could cause a big loss for you.

Example: "Talking to the boss like that, you are digging your own grave."



You are hurting only yourself - not others - with what you are doing when you are "digging your own grave".





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