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enemy

Edited by John Ayto

in Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms

Third edition

Published in print January 2009 | ISBN: 9780199543793
Published online January 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780191727689
enemy

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be your own worst enemy act contrary to your own interests; be self-destructive. 1993 Richard Lowe & William Shaw Travellers

Reference Entry.  46 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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