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lucky devilsomeone with astounding good luck.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the devil you don't knowSomething bad and familiar is better than something bad and unknown.Rate it:

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lucky breakA stroke of luck; a fortunate event, particularly of the sort that propels one to success, fame, etc.Rate it:

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happy go luckycarefreeRate it:

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lucky dipA game in which prizes are covered up and mixed together in a container, so that contestants can dip their hand into the container and randomly pull out a prize.Rate it:

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lucky dipA selection solely at random.Rate it:

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lucky dipSeptember 2005, BBC News - Dome sale 'was like a lucky dip'.Rate it:

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lucky dogsomeone with astounding good luck.Rate it:

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thank one's lucky starsTo be grateful, feel oneself fortunateRate it:

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caught between the devil and the deep blue seaHaving a choice between two alternatives, both undesirable.Rate it:

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better the devil you knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don'tAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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better the devil you know than the one you don't knowAlternative form of better the devil you know than the devil you don't know.Rate it:

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devil is in the detailsThe specific provisions of, or particular steps for implementing, a general plan, policy, or contract may be complicated, controversial, or unworkable.Rate it:

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devil's advocateA canon lawyer appointed by the Church to argue against the canonization of the proposed candidate.Rate it:

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devil's advocateOne who debates from a view which they may not actually hold, usually to determine its validity, or simply for the sake of argument.Rate it:

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devil's luckastounding good luck.Rate it:

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devil's shouldersUsed other than as an idiom: see devil, shoulders.Rate it:

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devil's shouldersThe illiac furrows.Rate it:

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folk devilA person or type of person blamed by the public for various ills, as during a moral panic.Rate it:

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give the devil his dueTo acknowledge the positive qualities of a person who is unpleasant or disliked.Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's playthingsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's toolsAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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idle hands are the devil's workshopOne who is idle will likely come to do evil.Rate it:

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idle hands are the Devil's workshopAlternative form of Idle hands are the devil's workshop..Rate it:

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speak of the devilAn expression sometimes used when a person mentioned in the current conversation happens to arrive on the scene.Rate it:

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speak of the devil and he appearsAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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speak of the devil and he shall appearAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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talk of the devilAlternative form of speak of the devil.Rate it:

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the devilUsed to add emphasis to a question or statement.Rate it:

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what the devilUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:

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in the right place at the right timeAt a location where something good is about to happen at just the time of its occurrence; lucky; fortunate; able to obtain a benefit due to circumstances, rather than due to merit.Rate it:

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at a pinchBy the skin of one’s teeth; only just; Deo volente; perhaps; if you’re lucky..Rate it:

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chance'd be a fine thingGiven to indicate that an aforementioned thing would be desirable but unlikely. Comparable to if I should be so lucky.Rate it:

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charmed lifeA life in which one is always lucky and safe from danger.Rate it:

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hit paydirtTo strike it rich; to get lucky or have a big break.Rate it:

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land on one's feetTo be lucky, or successful, often in difficult situations.Rate it:

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lead a charmed lifeTo always be lucky and safe from danger.Rate it:

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lightning never strikes twice in the same placeA lucky or unusual event is unlikely to occur again in the same way.Rate it:

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luck inTo experience good luck; to be fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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luck outTo experience great luck; to be extremely fortunate or lucky.Rate it:

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play old harryTo play the devil; to make mischief.Rate it:

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push one's luckTo take an excessive risk or to attempt some task unlikely to succeed, especially after having already been unexpectedly lucky.Rate it:

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streak of good luckA series of lucky events.Rate it:

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what the dickensEuphemism for what the Devil, used to add emphasis to "what" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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why the dickensEuphemism for why the Devil, used to add emphasis to "why" when beginning a question.Rate it:

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