make a rod for own back

Макаров: (one's) высечь самого себя

Универсальный англо-русский словарь. . 2011.

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  • make a rod for own back — make a rod for (your) own back British to do something that is likely to cause problems for you in the future. People say that if you let your baby sleep in your bed with you for the first few months, you re just making a rod for your own back …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a rod for your own back — If you make a rod for your own back, you make something difficult for yourself …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • make a rod for your own back — make a rod for (your) own back British to do something that is likely to cause problems for you in the future. People say that if you let your baby sleep in your bed with you for the first few months, you re just making a rod for your own back …   New idioms dictionary

  • make a rod for one's own back — ► make a rod for one s own back do something likely to cause difficulties for oneself later. Main Entry: ↑rod …   English terms dictionary

  • make a rod for one's own back — To do something that will cause problems for oneself at a later date • • • Main Entry: ↑rod …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a rod for your own back — make a rod for your own ˈback idiom to do sth that will cause problems for you in the future Main entry: ↑rodidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make a rod for one's own back — do something likely to cause difficulties for oneself later. → rod …   English new terms dictionary

  • rod — ► NOUN 1) a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal. 2) a fishing rod. 3) a slender straight stick or shoot growing on or cut from a tree or bush. 4) (the rod) the use of a stick for caning or flogging. 5) Anatomy one of two types of light …   English terms dictionary

  • rod — noun 1》 a thin straight bar, especially of wood or metal. 2》 a fishing rod. 3》 a slender straight stick or shoot growing on or cut from a tree or bush.     ↘(the rod) the use of a stick for caning or flogging. 4》 historical, chiefly Brit. another …   English new terms dictionary

  • rod — noun (C) 1 a long thin pole or bar: The walls are reinforced with steel rods. 2 a long thin pole used with a line and hook for catching fish: a fishing rod 3 make a rod for your own back to do something that will cause trouble for you in the… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • rod — n. 1 a slender straight bar esp. of wood or metal. 2 this as a symbol of office. 3 a a stick or bundle of twigs used in caning or flogging. b (prec. by the) the use of this. 4 a = fishing rod. b an angler using a rod. 5 a a slender straight round …   Useful english dictionary

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