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stew in one's own juice

Definition of stew in one's own juice in English:

informal Suffer anxiety or the unpleasant consequences of one’s own actions without the consoling intervention of others.
Example sentences
  • Yet, it has to be admitted, on perusing the reports from around the world, that many governments feel little commitment to media freedom - if anything, the opposite - and are more than content to let journalists stew in their own juice.
  • So most people would be better off to save their money and leave the Leftist college teachers to stew in their own juice.
  • I'm even staying in Wil's room, but until you can get your mind out of the gutter and ask me for the whole story, you can just stew in your own juice.
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