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Like hell

Submitted by Icey on Wed, 28/11/2018 - 14:38

Idiomatic translations of "Like hell"

English
to die for
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French
A en mourir
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Italian
da morire
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Meanings of "Like hell"

English

Very fast, much, hard, etc. (used for emphasis)

Explained by Icey on Wed, 28/11/2018 - 14:38
Explained by Icey

Example: Run like hell!

I have no idea how this expression originated. It probably started a very long time ago.

- BreezyDay 1 month ago
English

"{verb} like hell" = "{verb} very fast!"
"Like hell, it does!" = "You are wrong! The exact opposite of what you said is true."
"{person} looks like hell" = "{person} looks very sick, or dirty."

Explained by Phil Ambro on Mon, 10/12/2018 - 05:01
Explained by Phil Ambro