as you make your bed , so you must lie on it


as you make your bed , so you must lie on it
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  • make your bed and lie in it — ◇ Expressions like you ve made your bed, and now you must lie in it mean that you have done something that causes problems and now you must accept and deal with those problems. There s nothing we can do to help her. She s made her bed and has to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • as you make your bed, so you must lie upon it — Cf. late 15th cent. Fr. comme on faict son lict, on le treuve, as one makes one’s bed, so one finds it. c 1590 G. HARVEY Marginalia (1913) 88 Lett them..go to there bed, as themselues shall make it. 1640 G. HERBERT Outlandish Proverbs no. 340 He… …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • bed — bed1 W1S1 [bed] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(sleep)¦ 2¦(sex)¦ 3¦(river/lake/sea)¦ 4¦(garden)¦ 5¦(rock)¦ 6¦(lowest layer)¦ 7¦(in river/water)¦ 8 get out of bed on the wrong side 9 not a bed of roses 10 you ve made your bed and you …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bed — bed1 [ bed ] noun *** 1. ) count or uncount a piece of furniture that you sleep on, consisting of a soft comfortable part called a mattress and a base: double/twin/single bed: The room had two single beds in it. out of/in bed: It s midnight why… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • bed — I UK [bed] / US noun Word forms bed : singular bed plural beds *** 1) a) [countable/uncountable] a piece of furniture that you sleep on, consisting of a soft comfortable part called a mattress and a base double/single bed: The room had two single …   English dictionary

  • bed — 1 noun /bed/ 1 SLEEP (C, U) a piece of furniture for sleeping on: a spare bed | a double bed | in bed: Simon lay in bed reading for hours. | go to bed: In the end, she went to bed without any fuss. | make the bed (=tidy the bed covers) | put sb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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

  • lie — noun see a lie is halfway round the world before the truth has got its boots on ask no questions and hear no lies half the truth is often a whole lie verb see if you lie down with dogs, you will get up with fleas as you make your bed, so …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • make — see make hay while the sun shines as you make your bed, so you must lie upon it you cannot make bricks without straw clothes make the man make haste slowly if you don’t make mistakes you don’t make anything …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • bed — see early to bed and early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise as you make your bed, so you must lie upon it there goes more to marriage than four bare legs in a bed …   Proverbs new dictionary

  • lie — lie1 [ laı ] (present participle lying [ laııŋ ] ; past tense lay [ leı ] ; past participle lain [ leın ] ) verb intransitive *** ▸ 1 be/put yourself flat ▸ 2 be in place/on surface ▸ 3 in a competition ▸ 4 consist of ▸ 5 be in particular state ▸ …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English