speak of the devil

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Related to speak of the devil: tempting fate
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Verb1.speak of the devil - mention someone's name who just then appears
cite, mention, refer, advert, name, bring up - make reference to; "His name was mentioned in connection with the invention"
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Speak of the devil, Gordon called to say: "Alfredo Morelos' red cards won't cost Rangers a fortune in transfer fees because they were never getting one.
This has been quite the year on the music front for "Big Time Rush" alum Logan Henderson, who released his debut solo single "Sleepwalker" at the start of the year before following it up with "Bite My Tongue" in September and his Halloween-themed track "Speak of the Devil."
Speak of the Devil by Lacha' M Scott (Urban Christian Books).