put (one) through hell

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put (one) through hell

To cause someone intense anguish, stress, or grief. Our father's death put everyone through hell, but my little sister is by far the most distraught. People in my high school put me through hell as a kid. I couldn't get out of there fast enough.
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I suggest that these fundamentalist groups end their useless "ex-gay" ministries and start "We welcome you to worship with us; we're sorry we put you through hell" ministries.