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dig a pit for

Definition of dig a pit for in English:

Try to trap.
Example sentences
  • Maybe I’m just digging a pit for myself here and should talk about something else.
  • Those who dug a pit for another have fallen into it themselves.
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Pronunciation: prɪˈpəʊt(ə)nt
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