Idioms and Phrases

Devil’s advocate

  1. A dangerous person
  2. To present a counter argument
  3. Very argumentative person
  4. Creating an unpleasant situation

Answer

Devil’s advocate means a person who expresses a contentious opinion in order to provoke debate or test the strength of the opposing arguments.

For example: The interviewer will need to play devil's advocate, to put the other side's case forward.

The correct option is B.