Be hellbent on - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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be hell-bent on
To be very determined to do something, perhaps annoyingly so. She's hell-bent on coming here for Thanksgiving, so we better clean the guest room. I'm hell-bent on getting an A on this exam, so I've been studying all week.
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.
References in periodicals archive
The government appears to be hellbent on
neutralising the Opposition, gagging the media and paralysing the Judiciary.
But one or two presenters on RUK seem to be hellbent on
causing a stir.
This headstrong Aries could be hellbent on