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自業自得

Kana Reading
じごうじとく
Romaji
jigōjitoku
Word Senses
  • Parts of speech
    Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.), adjectival nouns or quasi-adjectives (keiyodoshi), noun (common) (futsuumeishi), nouns which may take the genitive case particle `no'
    Meaning
    paying for one's mistakes; getting one's just deserts; suffering the consequences (of one's own actions); reap what you sow
    Example sentence
    彼女二度と口をきいてくれないとしても、それは自業自得 It will serve you right if she never speaks to you again.

Examples of 自業自得, じごうじとく in a sentence


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