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Paint the Devil on the wall

Posted by Hazel Rudd on November 22, 2001

Is there such an expression in the English language? Someone said it means making things worse than they are, i.e. the opposite of looking on the bright side. I have a feeling that it's a word-by-word translation of n idiom in a foreign language, however.

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