Expressions used in Everyday Spoken English in Social and Professional contexts

come back (and/to) bite (you) in the ass

come back and bite you in the asscome back to bite you in the ass
Meaning(s)
1) something that will cause problems for you at a later time
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    • my mistake has come back to bite me in the ass
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  • Social Examples (Basic)
    1. You shouldn't have made that promise to Debbie. If things don't pan out as you expect, it could come back and bite you in the ass.
    2. If you don't do something to fix your medical issue now, it could come back to bite you in the ass further down the line.
    3. Dropping out of college has really bitten me in the ass. I'm struggling to find a well-paid job.
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