Bargain of the Devil – Idiom


Bargain Of The Devil.:

The term “a deal with the Devil” (or “Faustian bargain”) is also used metaphorically to condemn a person or persons perceived as having collaborated with an evil person or regime.Deal with the Devil - Wikipedia

 

(n.) Devil’s bargain, (alternatively) Devil’s own bargain:

An extremely bad deal, with a terrible price to pay, which someone considers accepting because they can see no other way out of a truly horrible situation.
Let’s hope their friends can think of some better idea!

He knew she was offering a Devil’s bargain, but he would do anything to get the medicine for his wife.
OR
“If you marry that man to put a roof over your children’s head, you will be getting the Devil’s own bargain, because he does not love them, and he never will