the devil is in the details

1978 Washington Post 8 July C7 There is an old German saying..that the devil is in the details.

1990 Automotive News 5 Mar. 1 Many issues remain unresolved. As one..official put it, ‘the devil is in the details, and we don’t know what those details are yet.’

2007 Times 24 Sept. 6 I can’t decide if the hall is modelled on Hell or a bordello..Red floor, red walls, red everything. The devil may be in the detail but this year he’s also done the decor.


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