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(faire) l'avocat du diable

Submitted by Guest on Fri, 01/04/2016 - 17:03

Idiomatic translations of "(faire) l'avocat du ..."

English
to play devil's advocate
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English #1, #2, Greek
English
Play (the) devil's advocate
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French
Se faire l'avocat du diable
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German
den Advocatus Diaboli spielen
Greek
Κάνω το δικηγόρο του διαβόλου
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Italian
(fare) l'avvocato del diavolo
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Polish
odgrywać rolę adwokata diabła/ robić za adwokata diabła
Polish
Sprzymierzyć się z diabłem / sprzedać duszę diabłu
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Spanish
(Ser) el abogado del diablo
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Meanings of "(faire) l'avocat du ..."

English

To play/to be the devil's advocate. To argue from the point of the wrong, or the underdog even though you beliefs may be for the good. This gives greater consideration to the others involved.

Explained by Ww WwWw Ww on Sat, 31/12/2016 - 01:19
Explained by Ww WwWw Ww

"(faire) l'avocat du ..." in lyrics

Amir Haddad - 5 minutes avec toi

Je suis pressé mais je prendrai le temps
Si t'es contre moi, je ferai tourner le vent
J'veux pas me faire l'avocat du diable