go to the devil

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Definition of go to the devil

informal
used to forcefully and rudely tell someone to go away and leave one alone She angrily told him to go to the devil.

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“Go to the devil.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20to%20the%20devil. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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