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What does "send something to the devil" mean?

Here is an example:

If you knew what I know, you could send all your worries to the devil.

I wasn't able to find it in dictionaries, though there is the idiom "go to the devil".

Seems to me that it means get rid of something annoying.

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    I think it means the same thing. If the listener knew what the speaker knows, then he wouldn't have anything to be worried about.
    – Varun Nair
    Commented Apr 2, 2019 at 8:43

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"To go to the devil" is not really usual in English, while it is the "de facto" way of saying it in other languages.

Having exactly the same meaning, in English you would use: "to go to hell".

Depending on context, you can replace "to go" with "to send".


Therefore, the meaning of:

If you knew what I know, you could send all your worries to the devil.

will actually be:

If you knew what I know, you could completely ignore / forget all your worries, as they are actually irrelevant, by comparison.

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