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Speak of the devil…

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My friend Lisa told me about the exhibition and after what she said I’m really not going. And speak of the devil, here she comes! Do you know each other?

To do something that prevents or solves a problem

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 Spoken
Informal

Example 1
My friend Lisa told me about the exhibition and after what she said I’m really not going. And speak of the devil, here she comes! Do you know each other?

Example 2
Tom’s constant bragging about his promotion at work is really getting on my nerves. Ugh, speak of the devil… Hi, Tom!

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