give (one) the devil

(redirected from give you the devil)

give (one) the devil

To scold one harshly or severely. If I get home past curfew again, my parents are really going to give me the devil!
See also: devil, give
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
See also:
References in periodicals archive ?
The ''details will give you the devil,'' the official said.