go to the devil


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go to the devil

stop annoying me, I do not want to deal with you any more go to hell The girl's father said if she didn't stop seeing "that boy," she could go to the devil for all he cared.
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go to the devil

1. To be unsuccessful; fail.
2. To become depraved.
3. Used in the imperative to express anger or impatience.
See also: devil
References in classic literature ?
I incline to Cain's heresy," he used to say quaintly: "I let my brother go to the devil in his own way.
He had an uneasy recollection of having savagely told one or two innocent, nice enough fellows to go to the devil.
Had I been a single man I could have addressed the fellow in a Christian manner and told him to go to the devil.
If I was a woman priest I'd tell them to go to the devil.
A saying goes that "parsley seeds must go to the devil and back nine times before sprouting"
His philosophy is he is too good to go to the devil and too young to go to heaven.