someone or something from hell

(someone or something) from hell

Someone or something that is extremely unpleasant or unbearable. God, Mr. Johnson was the gym teacher from hell! He used to make us run laps until we thought we were going to throw up. We were stuck in the traffic jam from hell last weekend. Nearly four hours spent going nowhere!
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someone or something from hell

n. someone or something very intense, annoying, or challenging. (As if the person or thing were a demon from hell.) I just came back from a cruise from hell and have lots of horror stories to tell about the trip.
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