Idioms related to Devil

speak of the devil
speak of the devil also talk of the devil Meaning: when someone comes in unexpectedly while being talked about when talking about a certain person, that person appears Example: We ... Read on
devil’s advocate
devil’s advocate Meaning: one who presents a counter argument one who argues against something just for the sake of arguing, without actually being committed to the views one ... Read on
devil may care
devil-may-care Meaning: – very casual attitude – worry-free or carefree attitude – reckless – defiant – relaxed and not worried about the results of your actions Examples: 1. ... Read on
give the devil his due
give the devil his due Meaning: give credit to an opponent’s merits, grudgingly or not. Example: I don’t like what the new management has done, but give the ... Read on
between the devil and the deep blue sea
between the devil and the deep blue sea Meaning: between two equally difficult or unacceptable choices. Example: Trying to please both his boss and his wife puts him between ... Read on

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don’t give up the day job
don’t give up the day job Meaning: a usually humorous way of telling someone not to pursue something full time as he or she is not good at ... Read on



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