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    What comes around, what goes around

    What comes around, what goes around

    I heard the above in a TV series. May I know what does it mean?

    Thank you.

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    Re: What comes around, what goes around


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    Re: What comes around, what goes around

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    What comes around, what goes around

    I heard the above in a TV series. May I know what does it mean?

    Thank you.
    The more common saying is, "What comes around, goes around". The usual meaning is that if you harm me, you will be harmed. If you steal from me, someone will steal from you. There is a sense of justice in this saying - the evildoer will be punished.

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    Re: What comes around, what goes around

    In the UK, the verbs are reversed and there is no second "what". It's "What goes around, comes around".
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: What comes around, what goes around

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    The more common saying is, "What comes around, goes around". The usual meaning is that if you harm me, you will be harmed. If you steal from me, someone will steal from you. There is a sense of justice in this saying - the evildoer will be punished.
    I checked with Wikitionary and the result is as follow.
    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Proverbwhatgoesaroundcomesaround

    1. The status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.
    2. A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    1. Can the consequences be in positive side, like "If you love me, then I will love you" ?

      Thank you.

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    Re: What comes around, what goes around

    Quote Originally Posted by Ju View Post
    I checked with Wikitionary and the result is as follow.
    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    Proverbwhatgoesaroundcomesaround

    1. The status eventually returns to its original value after completing some sort of cycle.
    2. A person's actions, whether good or bad, will often have consequences for that person

    >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

    1. Can the consequences be in positive side, like "If you love me, then I will love you" ?

      Thank you.
    Look again at the first seven words next to #2 which you yourself posted. Do you think it includes positive consequences?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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