devil in disguise


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devil in disguise

Something or someone that appears to be good, useful, or benevolent, but that in reality proves to be the opposite. When I first met my ex-husband, I thought he was the nicest, most generous man alive, but he turned out to be the devil in disguise. The new cancer-treating drug held great promise, but it proved a devil in disguise when the true scale of its side effects became known.
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Elvis impersonator RICHARD CARPENTER, 64, is barred from karaoke pubs in Exmouth, Devon, because of his Devil in Disguise behaviour.
AN Elvis fan has been banned from karaoke in his hometown by pub staff who seem to think he's the Devil in Disguise.
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AFTER ruling cyberspace for trending on Twitter, Justice Secretary Leila de Lima has been portrayed in a video as a devil in disguise.
Is he The Devil In Disguise or a Hound Dog in his Blue Suede Shoes?
SHE played something of a Devil in Disguise in Emmerdale, and now actress Sian Reeves is performing that very song six days a week in new musical Love Me Tender.
Cue great songs like The Devil In Disguise, Hound Dog and Blue Suede Shoes.
IS that the Devil In Disguise or new Sky Blues' signing Hermann Hreidarsson all at sea posing as Elvis?
Well since I am both a Capricorn and left-handed surely I must be the devil in disguise, yet with a heart of an angel.
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Listen to songs such as Jailhouse Rock, American Trilogy, Suspicious Minds, Johnny B Goode, Devil in Disguise, Hound Dog and lots more sung with passion and attention to detail.
The runners-up are DEVIL IN DISGUISE from G Whetton of Burton-on-Trent and HAT'S THE WAY TO DO IT from Rob Hawkins of Redditch.
But don't worry about Pope John Paul II: The dead won't be resurrected until after the Second Coming, so this "John Paul II" will actually be the devil in disguise.
Photo: Joe Black (Brad Pitt) is the devil in disguise, but a businessman's daughter (Claire Forlani) doesn't know it in ``Meet Joe Black.
Thanks to his coalition with the Tories, he's just the Devil In Disguise to betrayed voters who trusted his party in 2010.