Idiom: Idle hands are the devil's handiwork
Meaning: When someone is not busy, or being productive, trouble is bound to follow.Country: International English | Subject Area: Religion | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Devil finds work for idle hands
- Between the devil and the deep blue sea
- My hands are tied
- My hands are full
- Devil's advocate
- Wash your hands of something
- Safe pair of hands
- Let the devil take the hindmost
- Better the devil you know
- Devil is in the detail
- Get your hands dirty
- Hands down
- Clean hands
- Play into someone's hands
- Devil may care
- Hold your hands up
- Speak of the devil!
- Many hands make light work
- If you lie down with the Devil, you will wake up in hell
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