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hell /hel/ noun


دوزخ ، جهنم ، عالم اموات ، عالم اسفل ، سروصدا راه انداختن ، قانون ـ فقه: النار
hell
[noun]
Synonyms:
- underworld, abyss, fire and brimstone, Hades (Greek myth), hellfire, inferno, nether world
- torment, agony, anguish, misery, nightmare, ordeal, suffering, wretchedness
Antonyms: heaven
Related Idioms: the hot place, infernal regions, place of torment
Related Words: limbo, Styx, Tartarus

[TahlilGaran] English Synonym Dictionary

I. hell1 S1 W3 /hel/ noun
[Language: Old English]

1. WHEN YOU DIE [uncountable] (also Hell) the place where the souls of bad people are believed to be punished after death, especially in the Christian and Muslim religions

2. SUFFERING [singular, uncountable] a place or situation in which people suffer very much, either physically or emotionally:
War is hell.
My mother made my life hell.
These past few days have been a living hell.
She must have gone through hell every day, the way we teased her about her weight.
pure/absolute/sheer etc hell
They described the war zone as sheer hell.
He says his time in jail was hell on earth.

3. UNPLEASANT SITUATION [singular, uncountable] informal a situation, experience, or place that is very unpleasant:
The traffic was hell this morning.
pure/absolute/sheer etc hell
‘How was your exam?’ ‘Sheer hell!’

4. what/how/why/where etc the hell? spoken not polite used to show that you are very surprised or angry:
How the hell are we going to do that?

5. a/one hell of a something spoken not polite used to emphasize the idea that something is very big, very good, very bad etc:
I’ve come one hell of a long way to get here.
Envy like yours is a hell of a good motive for murder.

6. go to hell! spoken not polite used when you are very angry with someone:
If John doesn’t like it, he can go to hell!

7. feel/look like hell spoken not polite to feel or look very ill or tired:
I’ve been feeling like hell all week.

8. beat/surprise/scare the hell out of somebody informal not polite to beat, surprise etc someone very much:
We have only one aim: to beat the hell out of the opposition.

9. (just) for the hell of it spoken not polite for no serious reason, or only for fun:
They shot people just for the hell of it.

10. what the hell! spoken not polite used to say that you will do something and not worry about any problems it causes:
Elaine poured herself a large glass of whisky – what the hell, it was Christmas.

11. to hell with somebody/something spoken not polite used to say that you do not care about someone or something any more:
I want to live for the present, and to hell with the consequences.

12. run/hurt/fight etc like hell informal not polite to run, fight etc very quickly or very much:
My new shoes hurt like hell.

13. like hell/the hell spoken not polite used to say that you do not agree with what someone has said:
‘You keep out of this, Ma.’ ‘Like hell I will.’

14. the something/somebody from hell informal not polite something or someone that is the worst you can imagine:
She was the flatmate from hell.
It was the holiday from hell.

15. guilty/shy/mad/angry etc as hell spoken not polite very guilty, shy etc:
If I had your problems, I’d be mad as hell.

16. sure as hell spoken not polite used to emphasize that something is true:
I don’t scare easily, but I was sure as hell scared.

17. give somebody hell informal not polite to treat someone in an unpleasant or angry way:
She didn’t like him, and gave him hell at the slightest opportunity.

18. get the hell out (of somewhere) informal not polite to leave a place quickly and suddenly:
Let’s get the hell out of here!

19. there’ll be hell to pay spoken not polite used to say that people will be very angry:
If they find us there’ll be hell to pay.

20. go to hell and back to go through a very difficult situation:
I’d go to hell and back for that boy.

21. all hell broke loose informal not polite used to say that people suddenly become very noisy or angry:
Journalists woke him with the news and all hell broke loose.

22. come hell or high water informal not polite in spite of any problems or difficulties:
I decided I would get the job done by Friday, come hell or high water.

23. go to hell in a handbasket American English informal not polite if a system or organization has gone to hell in a handbasket, it has stopped working well and is now working very badly:
The education system in this country has gone to hell in a handbasket.

24. hell’s bells (also hell’s teeth British English) spoken old-fashioned used to express great annoyance or surprise

25. play (merry) hell with something British English informal to make something stop working or happening as it should:
The cold weather played hell with the weekend sports schedule.

26. raise hell informal not polite to protest strongly and angrily about a situation

27. run/go hell for leather informal not polite to run as fast as possible

28. hell on wheels American English informal not polite someone who does exactly what they want and does not care what happens as a result.

29. when hell freezes over informal not polite used to say that something will never happen

30. catch hell American English spoken not polite to be blamed or punished:
You’ll catch hell when your Mom comes home!
not a hope in hell (of doing something) at hope2(3)

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

II. hell2 interjection not polite

1. used to express anger or annoyance:
Oh hell! I’ve left my purse at home.

2. used to emphasize a statement:
Well, hell, I don’t know!

[TahlilGaran] Dictionary of Contemporary English

hell
noun
I. place bad people are said to go to when they die
VERB + HELL go to He was terrified of going to hell when he died.
HELL + NOUN fire
PREP. in ~ tormented souls in hell
PHRASES the fires/flames of hell Lava poured out of the volcano, glowing like the fires of hell.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary

hell
II. very unpleasant place/situation
ADJ. absolute, pure, sheer It was sheer hell having to sit through hours of boring lectures!
living The last few weeks have been a living hell for the refugees.
VERB + HELL go through She's been going through hell with that bad tooth.
give sb, make sb's life Her boss is making her life hell.
PREP. in ~ ‘We're living in hell,’ said one of the refugees.
PHRASES the … from hell It really was the holiday from hell?it rained all the time, we all got colds, and we missed the plane home.
hell on earth For someone who doesn't like heat, Florida would be hell on earth.

[TahlilGaran] Collocations Dictionary


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