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Meaning of “raise hell” in the English Dictionary

"raise hell" in British English

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raise hell

informal to ​behave in a way that is not ​controlled and that ​causestrouble to ​protest about something in a ​loud and ​angry way
(Definition of raise hell from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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raise hell

to ​behave in a way that is not ​controlled and ​causestrouble raise hell Raise ​hell can also ​mean to ​argueloudly or make ​demands.
(Definition of raise hell from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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