speak of the devil

speak of the devil(
spik
 
uhv
 
thuh
 
deh
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vihl
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (idiom) (general)
a. hablando de Roma
Ivan just mentioned his sister, and speak of the devil, there she was.Ivan mencionó su hermana, y hablando de Roma, se apareció.
b. hablando del rey de Roma
Well, speak of the devil. Here comes that pesky dog again!Pues, hablando del rey de Roma. ¡Por ahí viene de nuevo el perro fastidioso!
c. cayó piedra sin llover (River Plate)
Hey, guys. What's going on? - Speak of the devil! We were just talking about you.Hola, chicos. ¿Qué pasa? - ¡Cayó piedra sin llover! Estábamos hablando de ti.
d. hablando del rey de Roma y él que se asoma
Speak of the devil! We were just wondering where you've been all day.¡Hablando del rey de Roma y él que se asoma! Nos estábamos preguntando dónde has estado.
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