from hell to breakfast

from hell to breakfast

Across a wide area. The cops are looking from hell to breakfast for you—you better stay in hiding a while longer.
See also: breakfast, hell

from hell to breakfast

Rur. from one end of the earth to the other; all over; everywhere. (Use with caution.) We searched from hell to breakfast, but never did find the runaway kid. I tracked that deer from hell to breakfast, but never got a shot at it.
See also: breakfast, hell
References in classic literature ?
Any jackass gets aboard one and runs it from hell to breakfast, blowin' his whistle to beat the band and tellin' the rest of the world to look out for him, because he's comin' and can't look out for himself!
They used to be for or against the NHS - Nye Bevan got demonised from hell to breakfast for introducing it- but now every party claims to be its staunchest defender.
"From Hell to Breakfast" is the story of Bil Hardy, a woman with no shortage of problems in her life.
The sequel, From Hell to Breakfast, should be out in March....