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. to give your rival appropriate praise the acclamation of some goodness in a ... 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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cut corners
cut corners Meaning: economize on time, money, materials or effort, perhaps unwisely. Example: It is certainly not a sensible move to cut corners with national security.


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