be hell-bent on something/on doing something

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be ˌhell-ˈbent on something/on doing something

be absolutely determined to do something stupid, dangerous, etc: Have you seen how fast he drives that car? I’d say he was hell-bent on killing himself.
See also: on, something
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DERRY MATHEWS reckons Martin Gethin will be hell bent on gaining revenge for his brother next month.
"I am sure they'll be hell bent on a first league win here and it promises to be a great game."