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all hell breaks loose

informal
If all hell breaks loose, a situation suddenly becomes violent and noisy, especially with people arguing or fighting
頓時亂成一團(尤指人們突然爭吵、打鬥起來)
One policeman drew his gun and then suddenly all hell broke loose.
一名員警拔槍,人們頓時亂成一團。
Violent or aggressiveUnkind, cruel and unfeelingTreating people or animals badlyUncontrolled
Translations of “all hell breaks loose”
in Chinese (Simplified) 顿时乱作一团(尤指人们突然争吵、打斗起来)…
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