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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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Minister Keenan Roberts is credited with creating Hell House, which he began presenting at his church in Colorado in 1995.
Muscling their way into theatres and drive-ins dominated by Hollywood product, Toronto-shot films such as A Dangerous Age (1958), The Bloody Brood (1959), The Ivy League Killers (1959), A Cool Sound from Hell (1959) and The Mask (1961) were thrilling audiences several years before the English-Canadian film industry's widely acknowledged official birthdate in 1964--with the release of Don Owen's classic Nobody Waved Good-Bye.
A government that has an official position on hell and that Seeks to base public policy on that understanding is something from the Dark Ages.
Queenie might be that person as she will confront Madam LaLaurie in "Go to Hell.
I was a bit surprised that three elderly women all expressed a belief in a literal, physical hell with, as one said, "fire and gnashing of teeth," though the eternal nature of that punishment was something she had trouble getting her head around, given what she believes about a God of love.
The new survey shows that while a majority of Americans still believe in hell (54%), the number is declining.
On occasions I've felt that I have sunk to the central zone of the ninth circle of that hell - reserved for traitors of various kinds.
And that's what hell is really about--our own choice to be eternally separated from God.
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Any library or individual owning and enthusiastic about Niven and Pournelle's INFERNO will relish ESCAPE FROM HELL, a survey of science fiction writer and Dante's hell survivor Alan Carpenter, who is haunted by his trials and who must return to hell to liberate souls trapped there unfairly.
Luke did get his birthday wish, though, to celebrate his 21st with Bex, and they were both allowed out of Hell specially for the occasion.
Have you ever heard of Hell Correspondence, the website that appears at the stroke of midnight?
Michael Eric Dyson's Come Hell or High Water lays out all the substantial issues, while Douglas Brinkely and Jed Horne provide the rich narrative accounts that force you to relive the moment through the lives of several representative individuals.
More than 20 Chinese religious prints and paintings depicting the Buddhist and Daoist concepts of heaven or hell as well as deities worshipped by believers are on exhibit at the Herman Herzog Levy Gallery at Toronto's Royal Ontario Museum until May 2007.
ROCKER Meat Loaf is going after his former partner like a Bat Out Of Hell.