better the devil you know...

better the devil you know...
a new devil could be worse than the old devil
  

"Should we fire the coach?" "No - better the devil we know than the one we don't."


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  • Better The Devil You Know — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda «Better The Devil You Know» Sencillo de Kylie Minogue del álbum Rhythm Of Love Lado B «I m Over Dreaming (Over You)» Publicación abril de 1990 …   Wikipedia Español

  • better the devil you know — (than the devil you don t) something that you say to mean it is better to deal with a person or thing you know, even if you do not like them, than to deal with a new person or thing who could be even worse. I know Mike can be difficult to work… …   New idioms dictionary

  • better the devil you know — This is the shortened form of the full idiom, better the devil you know than the devil you don t , and means that it is often better to deal with someone or something you are familiar with and know, even if they are not ideal, than take a risk… …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • Better the Devil You Know — Infobox Single Name = Better the Devil You Know Artist = Kylie Minogue from Album = Rhythm of Love Released = April 1990 Format = CD single: Worldwide Vinyl single: United Kingdom Cassette single: Australia U.S. Recorded = London, England Genre …   Wikipedia

  • better the devil you know —    This is the shortened form of the full idiom, better the devil you know than the devil you don t , and means that it is often better to deal with someone or something you are familiar with and know, even if they are not ideal, than take a risk …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Better the devil you know —   This is the shortened form of the full idion, better the devil you know than the devil you don t , and means that it is often better to deal with someone or something you are familiar with and know, even if they are not ideal, than take a risk… …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • better the devil you know than the devil you don't — used to say that it is better to deal with a difficult person or situation you know than with a new person or situation that could be worse • • • Main Entry: ↑devil better the devil you know than the devil you don t see ↑devil • • • Main Entry:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • better the devil you know than the devil you don't — better the devil you know (than the devil you don t) something that you say to mean it is better to deal with a person or thing you know, even if you do not like them, than to deal with a new person or thing who could be even worse. I know Mike… …   New idioms dictionary

  • better the devil you know (than the devil you don't) — better the devil you know (than the devil you don’t) phrase used for saying that it is safer to deal with a bad but familiar person or thing than to risk dealing with someone or something that you do not know and that could be worse Thesaurus:… …   Useful english dictionary

  • better the devil you know than the devil you don't know — ► better the devil you know than the devil you don t know proverb it s wiser to deal with an undesirable but familiar person or situation than to risk a change that might lead to a situation with worse difficulties or a person whose faults you… …   English terms dictionary

  • Better the Devil You Know (Sonia song) — Infobox Single Name = Better the Devil You Know Type = Single Artist = Sonia from Album = Better the Devil You Know B side = Not What I Call Love Released = 1993 Genre = Pop Length = 2:36 Label = Arista Records Writer = Last single = Boogie… …   Wikipedia

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