make\ one's\ bed\ and\ lie\ in\ it


make\ one's\ bed\ and\ lie\ in\ it
To be responsible for what you have done and so to have to accept the bad results.

Billy smoked one of his father's cigars and now he is sick. He made his bed, now let him lie in it.

Compare: face the music(2)

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • make one's bed and lie in it — be responsible for what one has done and then have to accept the bad results You quit your job and now you have no money. You made your bed. Now you must lie in it …   Idioms and examples

  • make one's bed and lie in it — To be responsible for what you have done and so to have to accept the bad results. * /Billy smoked one of his father s cigars and now he is sick. He made his bed, now let him lie in it./ Compare: FACE THE MUSIC(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • make one's bed and lie in it — To be responsible for what you have done and so to have to accept the bad results. * /Billy smoked one of his father s cigars and now he is sick. He made his bed, now let him lie in it./ Compare: FACE THE MUSIC(2) …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bed — n. & v. n. 1 a a piece of furniture used for sleeping on, usu. a framework with a mattress and coverings. b such a mattress, with or without coverings. 2 any place used by a person or animal for sleep or rest; a litter. 3 a a garden plot, esp.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bed — See: GET UP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BED, GO TO BED WITH THE CHICKENS, MAKE ONE S BED AND LIE IN IT, PUT TO BED …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bed — See: GET UP ON THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BED, GO TO BED WITH THE CHICKENS, MAKE ONE S BED AND LIE IN IT, PUT TO BED …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • bed — See: get up on the wrong side of the bed, go to bed with the chickens, make one s bed and lie in it, put to bed …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lie — See: GIVE THE LIE TO, LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE, MAKE ONE S BED AND LIE IN IT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lie — See: GIVE THE LIE TO, LET SLEEPING DOGS LIE, MAKE ONE S BED AND LIE IN IT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • lie — See: give the lie to, let sleeping dogs lie, make one s bed and lie in it …   Словарь американских идиом


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