a hell on earth

hell on earth

An awful or extremely unpleasant situation or circumstance. This place has been hell on earth ever since the new manager took over. Following the military coup, inhabitants of the region have described it as a hell on earth.
See also: earth, hell, on

a ˌhell on ˈearth

a place or situation that is extremely bad or unpleasant: Life for the ordinary soldiers was hell on earth. OPPOSITE: a heaven on earth
See also: earth, hell, on