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English definition of “the hell you do”

the hell you do

US informal
used to tell someone that you do not believe what they have said or that you will not allow them to do what they want: "I don't need your advice, Gene, I know what's good for me." "The hell you do!"Denying and contradicting
(Definition of the hell you do from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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