hell on earth


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hell on earth

Fig. a very unpleasant situation, as if one were in hell. That man made my life hell on earth! The whole time I was there was just hell on earth.
See also: earth, hell, on

(a) hell on earth

  also a living hell
if a place or a situation is hell on earth, it is extremely unpleasant Soldiers who survived the war in the jungle described it as hell on earth.
See also: earth, hell, on
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