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What goes around, comes around.

Submitted by mabushii on Sat, 22/12/2012 - 03:37

Idiomatic translations of "What goes around, comes ..."

Albanian
(Shqipja Kosovare) E korr' at' që e kosit
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Arabic
ومن يزرع الريح يحصد العاصفة
Arabic (other varieties)
اللي يحضر العفريت, يعرف يصرفه
Azerbaijani
Nə əkərsən, onu biçərsən
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Azerbaijani
Nə tökərsən aşına, o da çıxar qaşığına
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Bosnian
Što zasiješ, to i žanješ
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Bulgarian
Каквото повикало, такова се обадило
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Bulgarian
Каквото си надробил, това ще сърбаш
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Bulgarian
Каквото посееш, това ще ожънеш
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Cebuano
Ang gaba dili magsaba
Croatian
Kako posiješ tako ćeš i žeti.
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Croatian
Tko pod drugim jamu kopa sam u nju pada
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Czech
Co si zaseješ, to si také sklidíš
Czech
Jak se do lesa volá, tak se z lesa ozývá
Dutch
Wie het zwaard neemt, zal door het zwaard omkomen
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Dutch
Wie wind zaait, zal storm oogsten
Dutch
Wie een kuil graaft voor een ander, valt er zelf in.
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English
hoist with his own petard
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English
drink as you have brewed
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English #1, #2
English
As you sow, so shall you reap
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English
Sow the wind and reap the whirlwind
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English
you reap what you sow
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English #1, #2
English
you reap what you sow
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Esperanto
Kiu semas venton, rikoltos fulmotondron.
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Esperanto
Kion vi semas, tion vi rikoltos.
Estonian
mida külvad, seda lõikad
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French
On finit toujours par payer les conséquences de ses actes
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French
ce que tu semes tu le récoltes
French
Qui sème le vent, récolte la tempête
French
On récole ce que l'on sème
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German
Wer Wind sät, wird Sturm ernten.
German
Was du nicht willst was man dir tu, das füg' auch keinem anderen zu.
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German
Gute Saat, gute Ernte
Greek
Όπως έστρωσες, θα κοιμηθείς
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Greek
κατά το νήμα που θα υφάνεις, τέτοιο πανί θα βγει (παροιμία
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Greek
όποιος σπέρνει ανέμους θερίζει θύελλες
Greek
ό,τι σπέρνεις, θερίζεις
Hindi
: बोए पेड़ बबूल का तो आम कहां से होय
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Hindi
खोटा सिक्का खोटा ही होता है।
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Hindi
जैसा करोगे वैसा भरोगे
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Hindi
जैसा बोवोगे वैसा काटोगे
Hungarian
Ki mint vet, úgy arat
Hungarian
Aki szelet vet, vihart arat
Italian
come tu semini così tu raccogli
Italian
Si raccoglie ciò che si semina
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Italian
Chi semina vento raccoglie tempesta
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Japanese
自業自得
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Kazakh
Ne ekseñ sonı orаsıñ
Kazakh
 Қазанға не салсаң- шөмішке сол ілінер 
Latin
Ut sementem feceris, ita metes
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Latin
Hodie mihi, cras tibi
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Persian
چیزی که عوض داره گله نداره
Persian
از هر دست بدی از همون دست پس می گیری
Persian
هرچي بكاري همون رو درو مي كني
Persian
با هر دست بدي با همون دست پس مي گيري.
Polish
Kto sieje wiatr, zbiera burzę.
Polish
Kto mieczem wojuje, ten od miecza ginie.
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Portuguese
Quem semeia ventos colhe tempestades
Portuguese
Aqui se faz, aqui se paga
Russian
Что посеешь, то пожнёшь
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Russian
как аукнется, так и откликнется
Russian
что посеешь, то и пожнешь
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Russian
Кто сеет ветер, пожнет бурю
Serbian
Sve se vraća, sve se plaća
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Slovak
Kto druhému jamu kope, sám do nej spadne
Spanish
Quien siembra vientos, recoge (o cosecha) tempestades
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Spanish
a cada cerdo le llega su San Martín
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Spanish
Quien siembra vientos, recoge tempestades
Spanish
lo que se siembra se recoge/cosecha
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Thai
กงเกวียนกำเกวียน
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Turkish
ne ekersen onu biçersin
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English #1, #2, Indonesian
Turkish
Ne doğrarsan aşına, o çıkar kaşığına
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Turkish
Eden bulur
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Turkish
rüzgar eken fırtına biçer
Turkish
ruzgar eken firtina bicer
Ukrainian
Що посієш, те й збереш
Ukrainian
Як дбаєш так і маєш
Vietnamese
Gieo nhân nào, gặt quả đó

Meanings of "What goes around, comes ..."

Croatian

Tko pod drugim jamu kopa sam u nju pada. To je kao karma, vratiti će ti se što radiš - ako nekome učiniš loše, loše će ti se i vratiti. Također je kao dobivanje onoga što si zaslužio.

Explained by Maryanchy on Thu, 22/11/2018 - 18:15
Explained by Maryanchy
English

It's like Karma. What you do will come back to you. It's also like getting what you deserved.

Explained by mabushii on Sat, 22/12/2012 - 03:37
Explained by mabushii
Filipino/Tagalog

Kung mabuti ang ginawa mo sa iba, kabutihan rin ang babalik sa iyo kung masama ang ginawa mo sa iba, di mabuti ang babalik sa iyo.

Explained by hariboneagle927 on Mon, 24/12/2012 - 12:29
Explained by hariboneagle927
Finnish

Minkä taakseen jättää, sen edestään löytää

Explained by Besoaria on Wed, 26/12/2012 - 01:49
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French

La roue tourne

Explained by Farha NRK on Sat, 06/08/2016 - 23:37
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German

Alles was du tust kommt auf dich zurück.

Explained by 49BlackButterfly on Sat, 22/12/2012 - 14:56
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Alternativ: "wie man in den Wald hinein ruft, so schallt es heraus". - magicmulder 5 months ago
Greek

Σε ελεύθερη μετάφραση σημαίνει <Έχει ο καιρός γυρίσματα> αλλά ουσιαστικά σημαίνει πως ό,τι κάνει κύκλο γυρίζει πάλι πίσω.

Explained by Guest on Thu, 29/05/2014 - 17:24
Explained by Guest
Greek

Ό, τι σου γράφει

Explained by Guest on Thu, 07/12/2017 - 22:32
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Italian

la ruota gira/ ciò che semini raccogli

Explained by la ru on Fri, 05/12/2014 - 16:26
Explained by la ru
Norwegian

man høster som man sår

Explained by Guest on Fri, 13/07/2018 - 11:09
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Russian

Как аукнется, так и откликнется.
Как ты отнесешься к человеку, так и он к тебе отнесется.

Explained by NikoletaBrilliant on Sat, 22/12/2012 - 08:08
Explained by NikoletaBrilliant
Еще вариант - Что посеешь, то и пожнешь - bugmenot 6 years ago
Serbian

Ako učiniš nekome loše, loše će ti se i vratiti.

Explained by korisnik12 on Sat, 03/01/2015 - 20:22
Explained by korisnik12
Slovene

Kdor pije, ta plača

Explained by Roland Tischer on Thu, 09/06/2016 - 14:55
Explained by Roland Tischer
Spanish

Es una frase para explicar que todo acto tiene su consecuencia, muchas veces es traducido como "Todo lo que sube tiene que bajar" o "Quien siembra vientos, recoge tempestades"

Explained by JolieSchon17 on Tue, 27/05/2014 - 23:03
Explained by JolieSchon17
Turkish

"Eden bulur" ya da "Ne ekersen onu biçersin" şeklinde çevrilebilir. Yaptığın/ettiğin sana geri döner anlamında. Genel olarak olumsuz anlamda kullanılır.

Explained by CM FERADOR on Wed, 06/03/2013 - 19:36
Explained by CM FERADOR

"What goes around, ..." in lyrics

J-Hope - 1VERSE

even making all of my fans will get turned on
I’ll make my haters puke (puke)
what goes around comes around, now reap what I’ve sown
while favorable comments will make me bow,

Jan Böhmermann - Justice is coming (Knock-out in Karlsruhe)

[Intro:]
There's just one thing to keep in mind:
What goes around
Comes around

Faydee - Yenilmez

Putting someone down that's a low blow
Birini ezmek, bu bel altı vurmaktır
What goes around comes around like a yoyo
Bir yoyo gibi ne ekersen onu biçersin

Kanda, Kodža i Nebojša - Ahead there

..uuuu!! But I need you.....

What goes around comes around never society man.
Heart is only one that I obey and hearings around.

Ruoska - Man overboard

Wrenches his/her hand from a hand
What is left behind
Will be found from the front one time[fn]Phrase, practically the same as "What goes around comes around"[/fn]
Will be found from the front

Justin Timberlake - What Goes Around.../...Comes Around

What goes around comes around
Yeah
What goes around comes around
You should know that

Yulia Savicheva - Nothing To Love With

I passed my way to the end, even if it was long

What goes around comes around, that's how karma works
Faith has got the different plans for two of us

Queen Naija - Karma

What goes around it comes around, ay
Around, around, (yeah) around
What goes around it comes around, yeah
Around, around, (yeah) around

Ruoska - Man Overboard

While falling you'll know
To which caste everyone belongs
All have played along
No one plays with me

Cem Karaca - What goes around comes around

My fortune is painted black, real black
My words are not agreed by my love
I burnt my heart in the hell
Alas!...Alas!...Alas!

Black Honey - Midnight

They roll down, down, down
We do what we know
What goes around comes around

Anouk - Nobody's Wife

It's too bad, but hey, that's me
what goes around comes around, you'll see
that I can carry the burden of pain

Alicia Keys - Karma

It's called Karma baby
And it goes around
What goes around, comes around
What goes up, must comes down

Costee - Escape the Bad Feeling

It feels as if I'm still living the same year
My ways are still the same, but now I only get a headache
What goes around comes around, of course

Ralph Larenzo - I Threw You Out (Te Boté - English Version)

You wanna know what I think about you
I feel like a pimp without you
Baby always remember, what goes around comes around

Lil Wayne - She will

Devil on my shoulder, the Lord as my witness
So on my Libra scale, I'm weighing sins and forgiveness
What goes around comes around like a hula hoop
Karma is a bitch? Well just make sure that bitch is beautiful

50 Cent - Many Men (Wish Death)

I ain't gonna spell it out for you motherfuckers all the time
Are you illiterate, nigga? You can't read between the lines
In the Bible it says, what goes around, comes around
Almost shot me, three weeks later he got shot down

The Head and the Heart - All We Ever Knew

You don't see why your world has no love to give
Well, what goes around comes around
I know sometimes you get so caught in a dream

50 Cent - Many Man

I ain't gonna spell it out for you motherfuckers all the time
Are you illiterate nigga? You can't read between the lines
In the bible it says, what goes around, comes around
Hommo shot me three weeks later he got shot down

Nena - This isn't everything

Always the same conflict
Always the same themes
What goes around, comes around
I want to live for something new