English version

be hoist with/by your own petard

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishbe hoist with/by your own petardbe hoist with/by your own petardformalHARM/BE BAD FOR to be harmed or embarrassed by the plans you had made to hurt other people – often used humorously hoist
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