måla fan på väggen
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Literally, "paint the Devil on the wall".
- assuming the worst is going to happen
- A to B: "I am going to forget what to say and everyone is going to laugh at me."
- B to A: "Do not paint the devil on the wall."
- presenting a situation as being worse than it actually is
- Hon målade verkligen fan på väggen när hon kallade sin partikamrat fascist.
- "She really went too far when she called her fellow party member a fascist.