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there'll be hell to pay

informal
something you say which means someone will be very angry if something happens: There'll be hell to pay if she doesn't get the money in time.
Translations of “there'll be hell to pay”
in Chinese (Traditional) 會惹上大麻煩…
in Chinese (Simplified) 要惹大麻烦…
(Definition of there'll be hell to pay from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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