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fire and brimstone

used to ​mean the ​threat of ​Hell or ​damnation (= ​punishment that ​lasts for ​ever) after ​death: The preacher's ​sermon was ​full of fire and ​brimstone.
(Definition of fire and brimstone from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “fire and brimstone”
in Chinese (Simplified) 永恒的煎熬(指死后下地狱永不得超生的威胁)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 永恆的煎熬(指死後下地獄永不超生的威脅)…
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