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devil-may-care

adjective uk   /ˌdev.əl.meɪˈkeər/ us    /-ˈker/
not considering or worrying about the results of your actions: He has a devil-may-care attitude to life.
Translations of “devil-may-care”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不管不顧的,無所顧忌的,無所謂的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不管不顾的,无所顾忌的,无所谓的…
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