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It's been hell trying to keep this secret for so long.
For a sensitive child this ridicule can be sheer hell.
She's been going through hell since her husband died.
The past few days have been a living hell for both of us.
He's put us all through hell in the last few weeks.
All hell will break loose when my parents hear about this.
I'm determined to get to the bottom of this, come hell or high water.
If you want to be shaken, this film will scare the hell out of you.
Caroline would give me hell if she thought I'd lied.
I got out of the truck and ran like hell.
"He'll change his mind." "Like hell he will!"
Nobody thought Harold Washington had a snowball's chance in hell of winning.
Young people were getting drunk and raising hell.
There'll be hell to pay if she finds out.
Hell will freeze over before she ever utters the word "Sorry."
To hell with Miles, who needs him?
I'm supposed to be on a diet, but what the hell!
This is the American English definition of hell. View British English definition of hell.
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