stew\ in\ one's\ own\ juice

stew\ in\ one's\ own\ juice
v. phr. informal
To suffer from something that you have caused to happen yourself.

John lied to Tom, but Tom found out. Now Tom is making John stew in his own juice.

I warned you not to steal those apples. You got caught, and you can stew in your own juice.


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