go to hell


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go to hell

1. rude slang An expression of angry dismissal or contempt. How can you say such an awful thing to me? Go to hell!
2. verb To deteriorate to a state of extreme disorder, corruption, or depravity. The whole department has gone to hell ever since you stepped down as manager.
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go to hell

 and go to (the devil) 
1. Inf. to go to hell and suffer the agonies therein. (Often a command. Caution with hell.) Oh, go to hell! Go to hell, you creep!
2. Inf. to become ruined; to go away and stop bothering someone. (Use hell with caution.) This old house is just going to hell. It's falling apart everywhere. Leave me alone! Go to the devil! Oh, go to, yourself!
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go to hell

Also, go to the devil or dickens . Go to everlasting torment, ruin, or perdition. For example, Nancy did not mince words but simply told him to go the devil, or Go to hell, Tom, I won't give you another cent. These phrases are often uttered as angry imperatives to order someone to go away. Hell, devil, and dickens (a euphemism for "devil") all refer to the underworld, the residence of the devil, from which a person would never return.
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go to hell

INFORMAL
1. If you say that someone can go to hell, you mean that you do not care about them or their opinions and that you do not want anything to do with them. I certainly don't care what Sylvia thinks — she can go to hell. If he's going to treat my children like that, he can go to hell as far as I'm concerned.
2. If you say that a thing or an activity can go to hell, you mean that you do not care if you do not have it or do it. All the talking and coffee-drinking could go to hell as far as he was concerned.
3. If you tell someone to go to hell, you tell them angrily to go away. If he dares to complain, tell him to go to hell. Compare with be going to hell.
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go to ˈhell

(spoken, offensive) used to tell somebody to go away or to stop saying/doing something because it is annoying: He wanted to come back but she told him to go to hell.‘Why don’t you answer my question, Jim?’ ‘Oh, go to hell, will you? I’m tired of your stupid questions.’
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As he was removed from the dock by security officers, he ranted: "I f***g hate the police - they can go to hell.
'Duterte, stop the extrajudicial killings.' I said, 'Go to hell'." He told Filipinos who back the US that if they made him quit "at least I leave without being treated like a pig by the Americans".
So you can go to hell, Mr Obama, you can go to hell," he said.
Governors Going to Hell "It's hard to imagine that all 50 governors of all 50 states are on their way, but if they are cowardly, if they are in a position of authority and refuse to act as ministers of God, they will go to hell."
Don't be told which party to vote for I READ that Muslims were told that they would go to hell if they didn't vote Labour in the elections.
Jason Miko comments for Dnevnik that the international community is frustrated by the fact that its diplomacy in Macedonia is not working since Macedonians do not want to go to hell, namely to change their name and identity, regardless of how much the foreigners are trying to present their journey to the NATO and EU membership as a pleasant one.
"Taking to Facebook to muse on the death of the President of the United States and whether or not he will go to hell is well below the standard of conduct Virginians set for their public officials and political leaders," Moran said.
The 'Channel can go to hell Vendors' have started to compete with their own channel by diminishing the value of their own indirect channel.
THE trial of Anders Breivik was interrupted yesterday when the brother of one of his 77 victims hurled a shoe at the mass killer and yelled, "Go to hell," before being escorted from the court.
The images showed verbal exchanges between Saddam, witnesses, and guards, including people telling Saddam to "go to hell".
And to put the Calvinist message in crude theological terms: Go to hell.
She longed to receive the Eucharist and cried when she told me she was afraid that she "would die and go to hell." She had been married to an alcoholic and drug addict.
The four main characters, Geneva, Noah, Chevy and Crystal, demonstrate how true friends are willing to go to hell and back without wavering.
'Most of these religions state that if you are not a member of their religion, you will go to Hell. Since there is more than one of these religions, and since people do not belong to more than one religion, we can project that all souls go to Hell.
In one of the most famous bids for damnation in American literature, Huck Finn resolves," All right, then, I'll go to hell," after deciding to help Jim escape from the Phelps' farm rather than reporting the runaway slave to his owner Miss Watson.