come hell or high water


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come hell or high water

Fig. no matter what happens. (Use hell with caution.) I'll be there tomorrow, come hell or high water. Come hell or high water, I intend to own my own home.
See also: come, hell, high, water

come hell or high water

whatever happens come what may I'm leaving the office tonight at five o'clock, come hell or high water.
Usage notes: the same meaning can be also expressed by at (the very) least, either way, in any case, and in any event
See also: come, hell, high, water

come hell or high water

if you say you will do something come hell or high water, you mean you are determined to do it even if it is difficult I'll get you to the airport by 12 o'clock, come hell or high water.
See also: come, hell, high, water