smell to high heaven
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Related to smell to high heaven: come up smelling like a rose
smell/stink to high heaven
to smell very bad That chicken farm stinks to high heaven.
smell to (high) heaven
1. in. to smell very bad. This kitchen smells to high heaven. What besides garlic are you cooking?
2. in. to give signals that cause suspicion. Something’s wrong here. Somebody blabbed. This setup smells to high heaven.