Noun: дьявол черт бес сатана
Verb: надоедать дразнить готовить острое мясное блюдо работать


handsome devil - красавчик

clever devil - хитрый чёрт

a/the devil of a fellow - сущий дьявол, сорвиголова, отчаянный малый

a/the devil of a job - адская работа

a/the devil for women - большой охотник до женского пола

to catch the devil - получить нагоняй

hold a candle to the devil - содействовать заведомо дурному; содействовать преступлению; потворствовать

a devil to work - работает как чёрт

devil fly away with you! - чёрт тебя забери!; чёрт тебя возьми!

go to the devil! - убирайся к чёрту!; пошел к чёрту!

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Be a devil! разг.; брит. - Давай, рискни!, Давай, смелей!

He has a devil of a temper. - У него чертовски вспыльчивый характер.

What the devil makes him cry? - Отчего же он, черт возьми, плачет?

Pull devil!, Pull baker! - Поднажми!, Давай!, А ну еще! (возгласы одобрения на состязаниях)

He's a crafty old devil. - Он - хитрый старый черт.

The devil will fetch you! - Дьявол придет за вами!

He's a miserable old devil. - Он несчастный старый бедняга.

He's a naughty little devil. - Он проказник.

They rang the bell and ran like the devil. - Они позвонили в дверь и дали дёру, что есть сил.

Talk of the devil (and he will appear). посл. - Легок на помине!

The devil is not so bad as he is painted. посл. - Не так страшен черт, как его малюют.

She's had a devil of a time these last two years. - Эти два года были для неё сущим адом.

Devil another word would she speak. - Черта с два она скажет хотя бы еще одно слово!

She is a tricky devil, so be careful. - Она — хитрая чертовка, так что будьте осторожны.

The devil has got into this class today. - Сегодня в учеников словно вселился дьявол.

I really miss the old devil. - Я и в самом деле скучаю по этому старому чёрту.

He made a bargain with the devil. - Он заключил сделку с дьяволом.

The fellow would cajole the devil. - Этот парень одурачит самого дьявола.

What a devil of a twist he has got! - Он так сильно проголодался!

He foils the Devil at his own weapons. - Он сокрушит дьявола его собственным орудием.

These Southern girls are the very devil. - Эти южанки - сущие ведьмы.

He devils for the counsel on both sides. - Он делает черновую работу для адвокатов обеих сторон.

What on earth is wrong with the poor devil? - Что, чёрт возьми, происходит с этим беднягой?

There was the devil of a bombardment all day. - Целый день продолжался адский обстрел.

Evans bowled steadily, but without much devil. - Эванс играл в боулинг профессионально, но без особого задора.

He was a savage still, but not so often a devil. - Характер у него был такой же дикий, но уже не такой злобный.

She was convinced he was possessed by the devil. - Она была убеждена, что он был одержим дьяволом.

You did that on purpose, you cheeky little devil! - Ты специально это сделал, нахальный чертёнок!

It was a devil of a job to get planning permission. - Получить разрешение на строительные работы было чертовски трудно.

The Devil is a projection of our fears and insecurities. - Дьявол является отражением наших страхов и комплексов.

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Связанные термины:

devil dog: a dangerously aggressive dog

devil of: ( intensifier )

devil ray: any large ray (fish) of the family Mobulidae, having very wide winglike pectoral fins and feeding on plankton

go-devil: a rotary tool for scraping out obstructions from an oil pipeline

sea devil: → devilfish

she-devil: a female person or animal regarded as cruel, wicked, or ill-natured

dust devil: a strong miniature whirlwind that whips up dust, litter, leaves, etc into the air

snow devil: a whirling column of snow

the devil!: used in such phrases as what the devil, where the devil, etc

devil worship: the worship of Satan or of a demon

devil's bit: devil's bit scabious

mountain devil: a spiny Australian desert-living lizard, Moloch horridus, that feeds on ants: family Agamidae ( agamas )

printer's devil: an apprentice or errand boy in a printing establishment

Tasmanian devil: a small ferocious carnivorous marsupial, Sarcophilus harrisi, of Tasmania, having black fur with pale markings, strong jaws, and short legs: family Dasyuridae

a devil of a: Devil can be used to emphasize what you think about someone or something. For example, if you say that someone is a devil of a nuisance, you mean that they are very annoying . If you say that something is a devil of a problem, you mean that it is a very difficult problem.

devil-may-care: If you say that someone has a devil-may-care attitude, you mean that they seem relaxed and do not seem worried about the consequences of their actions .

Devil's Island: one of the three Safety Islands, off the coast of French Guiana : formerly a leper colony, then a French penal colony from 1895 until 1938. Area: less than 2 sq km (1 sq mile )

devil's tattoo: a rapid or nervous drumming with the fingers or feet

like the devil: If you say that someone does something like the devil, you are emphasizing that they put a lot of effort into it. If you say that someone drives like the devil, you are emphasizing that they drive very fast .

the very devil: something very difficult or awkward

devil's advocate: If you play devil's advocate in a discussion or debate, you express an opinion which you may not agree with but which is very different to what other people have been saying, in order to make the argument more interesting .

devil's paintbrush: a perennial European hawkweed ( Hieracium aurantiacum ) with leafless flower stalks bearing a cluster of orange-red heads: now a common weed in N U.S. and Canada

go to the devil: to fail or become dissipated

raise the devil: to cause a commotion

the devil's own: a very difficult or problematic (thing)

the devil to pay: problems or trouble to be faced as a consequence of an action

jelutong: a Malaysian apocynaceous tree of the genus Dyera, esp D . costulata

devil's food cake: a rich chocolate cake

hickory horned devil: → regal moth

speak of the devil: said when someone you have just been talking about arrives unexpectedly

talk of the devil!: used when an absent person who has been the subject of conversation appears

devil's bit scabious: a similar and related Eurasian marsh plant, Succisa pratensis

devil's coach-horse: a large black rove beetle, Ocypus olens, with large jaws and ferocious habits

devil's walking-stick: → Hercules'-club (sense 1 )

play the devil with: to make much worse ; upset considerably

devil's darning needle: → dragonfly

give the devil his due: to acknowledge the talent or the success of an opponent or unpleasant person

have a devil of a job: to manage to do something, but only after a lot of difficulty

talk/speak of the devil: People say speak of the devil, or in British English talk of the devil, if someone they have just been talking about appears unexpectedly.

what/how/why the devil: When you want to emphasize how annoyed or surprised you are, you can use an expression such as what the devil, how the devil, or why the devil .

Cartesian diver: a glass vessel partially filled with water and covered with an airtight membrane, containing a hollow object that is open at the bottom and contains just enough air to allow it to float . Pressing on the membrane compresses the air in the vessel and forces water into the object, causing it to sink ; releasing the membrane causes it to rise

better the devil you know: If you say better the devil you know or better the devil you know than the devil you don't know, you mean that you would prefer to have contact with or do business with a person you already know, even though you don't like them, than with a person you don't know.

the devil take the hindmost: You can say the devil take the hindmost to describe or comment on a situation you disapprove of because people do only what is best for themselves without thinking about other people.

sell your soul to the devil: If you say that someone has sold their soul to the devil, you mean that you disapprove of them because they have done something that you think is not right in order to get what they want .

devilfish: any manta

manta: any large ray (fish) of the family Mobulidae, having very wide winglike pectoral fins and feeding on plankton

manta ray: any large ray (fish) of the family Mobulidae, having very wide winglike pectoral fins and feeding on plankton

what the heck (or hell, devil, etc.): an exclamatory remark of surprise

have the devil's own job/a devil of a job: If you say that you had the devil's own job to do something or that you had a devil of a job doing something, you are emphasizing that it was difficult to do it.

be between the devil and the deep blue sea: to be in a difficult situation where the two possible courses of action or choices that you can take are equally bad

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Однокоренные слова:

devildom - чертовщина, дьявольщина
devilish - дьявольский, чертовский, бесовский, дьявольски, ужасно
devilment - буйное веселье, проказы, шалости, коварство, жестокость, черная магия
deviled - приготовленный с пряностями, со специями
devilize - ожесточать, будить зверя, неистовствовать
devilled - дьявол, сатана, черт, бес, человек, парень, исполнять черновую работу, быть

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