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  1. Banned
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    get in one's own way

    Dear teachers,

    is "get in one's own way" an idiom?

    I am not sure if I understand this sentence:
    One is inclined to get in one's own way.

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    Re: get in one's own way

    I haven't met it. I have met 'trip over one's own feet'.

    If you try to cause harm, and necessarily (by doing it) hurt youself, you 'cut off your nose to spite your face' - but that's not the same (it's just an idiom you might find useful )

    b

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