phrases, sayings, idioms and expressions at

Browse phrases beginning with:
 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T UV W XYZ Full List

Origin and meaning of "Dining with the Devil"

Posted by James Briggs on January 08, 2003

In Reply to: Origin and meaning of "Dining with the Devil" posted by W Nelsen on January 08, 2003

: "Dining with the Devil" What does it mean?

That you're undertaking a risky path, one which might just succeed but most likely will fail. Success=Heaven. Failure=Hell (and the Devil as well!).
Alternatively, some will say that the path you're on is quasi, or actually, criminal.