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English definition of “(to) give the devil his due”

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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 works incredibly hard.
Translations of “(to) give the devil his due”
in Chinese (Traditional) 平心而論,說句公道話…
in Chinese (Simplified) 平心而论,说句公道话…
(Definition of (to) give the devil his due from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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