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His devil-may-care attitude #1 (permalink) Fri Sep 17, 2010 12:29 pm   His devil-may-care attitude
 

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ESL/EFL Test #332 "English Slang Idioms (53)", question 7

He rides that dirt bike 'way too fast. His devil-may-......... attitude is going to get him hurt badly one day.

(a) care
(b) die
(c) stop
(d) ride

English Language Tests, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #332 "English Slang Idioms (53)", answer 7

He rides that dirt bike 'way too fast. His devil-may-care attitude is going to get him hurt badly one day.

Correct answer: (a) care

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He rides that dirt bike 'way too fast. His devil-may-die attitude is going to get him hurt badly one day.
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Does devil-may-care mean careless?
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His devil-may-care attitude #2 (permalink) Fri Sep 17, 2010 20:02 pm   His devil-may-care attitude
 

Yes, reckless/not cautious.
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His devil-may-care attitude #3 (permalink) Tue Jan 04, 2011 11:38 am   His devil-may-care attitude
 

Hello,

Synonyms can be : happy-go-lucky, insouciant, nonchalant etc

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