sell one's soul (to the devil)

idiom

: to gain wealth, success, power, etc., by doing something bad or dishonest
He has sold his soul (to the devil) for fame and prosperity.

Dictionary Entries Near sell one's soul (to the devil)

sell one's body

sell one's soul (to the devil)

sellout

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“Sell one's soul (to the devil).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sell%20one%27s%20soul%20%28to%20the%20devil%29. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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