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(to) give the devil his due

said when you ​admit that someone you do not like or ​admire does have some good ​qualities: I don't like the man but - give the devil his ​due - he ​worksincredibly hard.
(Definition of (to) give the devil his due from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “(to) give the devil his due”
in Chinese (Simplified) 平心而论,说句公道话…
in Chinese (Traditional) 平心而論,說句公道話…
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