to hell and gone


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Related to to hell and gone: gone to hell in a handbasket

to hell and gone

 
1. Inf. very much gone; lost completely. (Use hell with caution.) All my hard work is to hell and gone. When you see everything you've planned to hell and gone, you get kind of angry.
2. Go to all over creation.
See also: and, gone, hell

to hell and gone

Far away, forever, as in I don't know where it is-to hell and gone, or I can keep talking to hell and gone but it will do no good. This hyperbolic term dates from the first half of the 1900s.
See also: and, gone, hell

to hell and gone

mod. gone; ruined. (Use caution with hell.) Fred was to hell and gone before anybody figured out what he had done.
See also: and, gone, hell

to hell and gone

1. A long distance away: drove to hell and gone and still couldn't find a diner.
2. Far and wide: friends scattered to hell and gone.
3. Into the next world: The bomb blew the truck to hell and gone.
See also: and, gone, hell