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*hell

 and *the devil 
1. Inf. a severe scolding. (*Typically: get ~ catch ~ give someone ∼. Use caution with hell.) The boss just gave me hell about it. I'm really going to give Tom hell when he gets home.
2. Inf. trouble; pain. (*Typically: give someone ∼. Use caution with hell.) My arthritis is giving me hell in this weather. This problem is giving us hell at the office.

hell

1. n. trouble. (Use caution with hell. Common colloquial, but with a few restrictions. One would not expect middle-class children to use this at home. See the complete list of all entries with hell in the Index of Hidden Key Words. Hell as a destination is not considered slang or colloquial. Hell as a curse is colloquial.) I went through all sorts of hell to get this done on time.
2. exclam. Damn! (Usually Hell! Use caution with hell.) Oh, hell. I’m late.

hell

or/and high water
Troubles or difficulties of whatever magnitude: We're staying, come hell or high water.
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Inker concludes that it would be "irresponsible" for investors and institutions not to at least contemplate the possibility of hell in building a portfolio.
Zoe will return to the academy in "Go to Hell," perhaps to claim the crown of the New Supreme.
I told the group I thought the traditional images of hell as an eternal fire full of people who never burn up was a metaphorical way of describing what being outside of a relationship with God might feel like.
I Dreamed I Was a Very Clean Tramp takes the reader to the mid-'80s, by which time Richard Hell has kicked drugs and, not coincidentally, has made an exit from the music world in pursuit of a renewed literary career.
In the very centre of Dante's hell is the coldest, most terrible spot, that reserved for people who have committed the ultimate sin - personal treachery against God.
But there again, has anyone ever spotted Hell behind the wheel of a car with New York plates?
Bex and her fellow-housemates from Hell even helped to make a cake for the birthday boy.
The collection, dating from the 10th through 20th centuries, show that "the concept of heaven or hell transcends cultures and religions," said William Thorsell, museum director and chief executive officer.
It sets aside race because it finds an explanation in class (hurricanes don't care what color you are; they do take advantage of your inability to get the hell out of their path).
Hell is actually an old Norse word for the dark and oppressively cold place where those who died ordinary deaths reside.
ROCKER Meat Loaf is going after his former partner like a Bat Out Of Hell.
Yep, if you're inquiring about it, just ask anyone to direct you to the road to Hell.
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To Hell and Back: Race and Betrayal in the Southern Novel.
But you'll see where Hell House is different as soon as you enter the Hospital Room.