living hell


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living hell

An extremely unpleasant situation. She described her marriage to her alcoholic husband as a living hell. So many bad things happened to me that year that it was a living hell.
See also: hell, living

a living hell

COMMON If a situation or a place is a living hell, it is extremely unpleasant. School is a living hell for some children. Their marriage had become a living hell.
See also: hell, living
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THE ECHO today demands immediate action to help free this loving mother from her living hell.
Friends of attack victim Shirley Dow said last night her life had been made a living hell by the man they described as a "time bomb".
She revealed her living hell after driver Steven Ash was jailed for dangerous driving and failing to stop at an accident.
Bbc journalist Russell Ward and his wife today spoke of their living hell after a thug left him in intensive care following a brutal assault.
If your home has turned into a living hell, contact Dave Mackay on 01273 604792 or e-mail: dave.
A WOMAN has told how her life became a living hell after being contacted by someone who thought she was her daughter.
Her husband Terry Cannings told a national newspaper: "We have been through a living hell - but I never doubted her once.
Like many Asian women, she had been conditioned to silently accept the brutish behaviour which made her life a living hell.
A second award was given to Richard Humphries for Best Audio Design in a long form documentary for his work on Henninger Productions' "Escape From A Living Hell," which aired on The History Channel.
Better to knock on their door and say: "I haven't lived through two Iraq Wars plus The Falklands so yobs could make me endure a living hell.
Poor Kimberly, the Living with Kimberly Stewart show sounds like Living Hell on Living TV.
Anfield is the home of the mighty red When other clubs come we put them to bed Don't forget Jamie C and Finnan as well Who'll give you attackers living hell
He takes the chief-of-police job in a low-crime town, happy to come to work every day knowing that he won't have to face the kind of gut-wrenching tension that made his old life a living hell.
Residents living in the middle of one of the biggest re-development sites in South Wales say their lives are a living hell.