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come home to roost Explained

come home to roost at English (WD) Of Explained:



Inter: head » en|verb|head=to come home to roost
  • Inter: idiomati » c Bad consequences of actions inevitably coming to pass.
    1. : Opponents see the latest indictments as a case of chickens coming home to roost.
    2. Inter: quote-news » year=2005|date=Feb 25|title=Foreign Investment^s Flip Side; U.S. Trade Deficit Swells Along With Consumption, Debt|author=Paul Blustein|work=Washington Post|passage=At some point, he warned, sentiment among foreign investors could turn against America's deteriorating fundamentals, triggering a sharp sell-off in U.S. stocks and bonds that would threaten to throw the economy's expansion into reverse. "Will those risks ever come home to roost? One can't predict with great confidence," said Summers.

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    Translation: my » come home to roost