Boomerang

boomerang
Boomerangs [‘bu:məræŋ] If a plan boomerangs or has a boomerang effect, its result is not the one that was intended and is harmful to the person who made the plan.
eg. The trick boomeranged.
His plan had a boomerang effect.

Boomerang的原意是澳大利亚土著人最先使用飞去来器,回力镖。后来比喻成(计划)起反作用,使自食其果。

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