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The fruit of corruption

As opposed to 湯から出た錆? 身から出た錆 (Mi kara deta sabi; “Tarnished from within.”) Definition: Suffering due to one’s own misdeeds, especially the bad things one has done to others. Paying for one’s mistakes; getting one’s just deserts. The image here is … Continue reading

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You get what you do, so do wisely!

自業自得 ji.gou.ji.toku Literally: self – business / performance – self – get Alternately: You reap what you sow. When you act, you will get results according to your actions. This is generally used in negative situations, to point out that … Continue reading

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