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Chickens have come home to roost


Karma. Bad deeds will follow you. (Compare to Get what’s coming to you ; Karma; Hammer falls, What goes around,comes around or Pay back.)

“He has lung cancer but after a lifetime of smoking I guess the chickens have come home to roost.”

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