a hell on earth

hell on earth

An awful or extremely unpleasant situation or circumstance. This place has been a hell on earth ever since the new manager took over. Following the military coup, inhabitants of the region have described it as hell on earth.
See also: earth, hell, on

a ˌhell on ˈearth

a place or situation that is extremely bad or unpleasant: Life for the ordinary soldiers was hell on earth. OPPOSITE: a heaven on earth
See also: earth, hell, on