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like hell

informal
C2 very much: We ​ran like hell. We ​worked like hell to ​finish the ​job. It ​hurt like hell.
certainly not: "Try to be ​polite to him." "Like hell I will!"
(Definition of like hell from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “like hell”
in Chinese (Simplified) 拼命地,玩命地, 决不…
in Chinese (Traditional) 拼命地,玩命地, 絕不…
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