through hell and high water


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through hell and high water

Fig. through all sorts of severe difficulties. (Use hell with caution.) I came through hell and high water to get to this meeting on time. Why don't you start on time? You'll have to go through hell and high water to accomplish your goal, but it'll be worth it.
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