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hell on earth

informal
an extremely unpleasant place or situation: Soldiers who survived the war described it as hell on earth.
(Definition of hell on earth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hell on earth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 人间地狱…
in Chinese (Traditional) 人間地獄…
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