sow the seeds

sow the seeds
Sow the seeds
When people sow the seeds, they start something that will have a much greater impact in the future.

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  • sow the seeds of — sow the seed(s) of To initiate or engender • • • Main Entry: ↑seed sow the seeds of To initiate or implant • • • Main Entry: ↑sow * * * sow the seeds (or seed) of do something that will eventually bring about (a particular result, esp. a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sow the seeds of — sow the seeds (of (something)) to do something that will cause a particular result in the future. Religious conflict sowed the seeds of the government s downfall. Officials say they are planting the seeds for freedom and democracy …   New idioms dictionary

  • sow the seeds — (of (something)) to do something that will cause a particular result in the future. Religious conflict sowed the seeds of the government s downfall. Officials say they are planting the seeds for freedom and democracy …   New idioms dictionary

  • sow the seeds of — (something) to do something that will cause an unpleasant situation in the future. He may be sowing the seeds of his own destruction by using violence against his people …   New idioms dictionary

  • sow the seeds of — index cause Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sow the seeds —    When people sow the seeds, they start something that will have a much greater impact in the future.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • sow the seeds of something — sow/plant/the seeds of something phrase to do something that makes a process or feeling start to develop The seeds of doubt were already planted in his mind. Thesaurus: to make something start to exist or happensynonym Main entry: seed …   Useful english dictionary

  • sow the seeds of something — sow the seeds (of (something)) to do something that will cause a particular result in the future. Religious conflict sowed the seeds of the government s downfall. Officials say they are planting the seeds for freedom and democracy …   New idioms dictionary

  • sow the seeds of something — sow the seeds of (something) to do something that will cause an unpleasant situation in the future. He may be sowing the seeds of his own destruction by using violence against his people …   New idioms dictionary

  • sow the seed(s) of — To initiate or engender ● seed sow the seeds of To initiate or implant ● sow …   Useful english dictionary

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