Meaning of “come hell or high water” in the English Dictionary


"come hell or high water" in English

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come hell or high water


If you say that you will do something come hell or high water, you mean that you are determined to do it, despite any difficulties that there might be:

I'll get you to the airport by noon, come hell or high water!

(Definition of “come hell or high water” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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