go to hell


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go to hell

 and go to (the devil) 
1. Inf. to go to hell and suffer the agonies therein. (Often a command. Caution with hell.) Oh, go to hell! Go to hell, you creep!
2. Inf. to become ruined; to go away and stop bothering someone. (Use hell with caution.) This old house is just going to hell. It's falling apart everywhere. Leave me alone! Go to the devil! Oh, go to, yourself!
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go to hell

(rude)
stop annoying me, I do not want to deal with you any more go to the devil Anybody who objects to what I've done can just go to hell.
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go to hell (in a handbasket)

to become worse in quality or character go to the dogs The roads in this part of the country are going to hell in a handbasket.
Related vocabulary: go to pot
Etymology: based on the idea of being carried to hell (a place for punishment after life) in a handbasket (a small container with a handle)
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go to hell

Also, go to the devil or dickens . Go to everlasting torment, ruin, or perdition. For example, Nancy did not mince words but simply told him to go the devil, or Go to hell, Tom, I won't give you another cent. These phrases are often uttered as angry imperatives to order someone to go away. Hell, devil, and dickens (a euphemism for "devil") all refer to the underworld, the residence of the devil, from which a person would never return.
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I've seen psychiatrists but I still feel I'm going to go to hell.
An equal amount of respondents (38%) believe that people who commit violent criminal acts go to hell as well as those who don't ask God's forgiveness for their sins before they die.
When Headlines Today asked Chowdhury about daring the police to act against him by his statement "if they don't have the guts to arrest you, they can go to hell", the minister again repeated that "police can go to hell because it is their job to apprehend him if he is guilty", which he is not.
Taking to Facebook to muse on the death of the President of the United States and whether or not he will go to hell is well below the standard of conduct Virginians set for their public officials and political leaders," Moran said.
It has no respect for your age It has no respect for at all It just enters the stage Waiting for the curtain to fall No mercy compassion or favour No morals, no ethic or creed It just takes all that you savour Robbing you until you concede But it cannot take spirit and hope It can't close those two doors And it'll reach the end of it's rope Before you've let go of yours I don't know where time has gone to But cancer we're sick of your crowin' You go to hell if you want to Because spirit and hope ain't going
And to put the Calvinist message in crude theological terms: Go to hell.
In a rather clever response, Rumsfeld brought out six former defense secretaries who told the generals to go to hell.
The four main characters, Geneva, Noah, Chevy and Crystal, demonstrate how true friends are willing to go to hell and back without wavering.
Most of these religions state that if you are not a member of their religion, you will go to Hell.
In one of the most famous bids for damnation in American literature, Huck Finn resolves," All right, then, I'll go to hell," after deciding to help Jim escape from the Phelps' farm rather than reporting the runaway slave to his owner Miss Watson.
If you only knew the women who will go to hell because they did not bring into the world the children they should have given to it.
You don't believe in God, so you're going to die and go to hell.
The old way was that if you didn't go to church on Sunday, you would go to hell.
The Council of Florence (1442) asserted that all those dying outside the Catholic Church would go to hell (95).