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the devil is in the detail(s)
Plans, actions, or situations that seem sound must be carefully examined, because minor details can end up causing major, unforeseen problems. Double check your code—with software, the devil is in the details.
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the devil's in the detailthe details of a matter are its most tricky or problematic aspect.
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