there will be the deuce to pay(redirected from there'll be the deuce to pay)
there will be the deuce to pay
There will be a huge amount of trouble (if a particular thing does/does not happen or is/is not done). There'll be the deuce to pay if they catch us sneaking out this late at night! If you don't have that report finished by lunch, there will be the deuce to pay!
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the deuce to paytrouble to be expected.
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