del demonio

USAGE NOTE
This idiom may be literally translated as "of the devil."
del demonio
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(idiom) (dreadful)
a. hellish
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Perdimos nuestras cosechas por culpa de esta sequía del demonio.We lost our crops because of this hellish drought.
b. foul
¿Qué le pusiste a la sopa? Tiene un sabor del demonio.What did you put in the soup? It has a foul taste.
c. terrible
Esta enfermedad del demonio mata a miles de personas cada año.This terrible disease kills thousands of people every year.
d.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Aquí en el norte hace siempre un frío del demonio.It's always freezing cold up here in the north.
Nos hemos metido en un lío del demonio y no sé cómo vamos a salir.We've got ourselves in a hell of a mess, and I don't know how we're going to get out of it.
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