Meaning: When people say that the devil in the detail, they mean that small things in plans and schemes that are often overlooked can cause serious problems later on.
- Category: Religion
Idioms similar to 'Devil is in the detail'
- Better the devil you know
- Devil may care
- Devil's advocate
- Speak of the devil!
- Let the devil take the hindmost
- If you lie down with the Devil, you will wake up in hell
- Between the devil and the deep blue sea
- Idle hands are the devil's handiwork
- Devil finds work for idle hands
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