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Meaning of “there'll be hell to pay” in the English Dictionary

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there'll be hell to pay

informal something you say that ​means someone will be very ​angry if something ​happens: There'll be hell to ​pay if she doesn't get the ​money in ​time.
(Definition of there'll be hell to pay from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “there'll be hell to pay”
in Chinese (Simplified) 要惹大麻烦…
in Chinese (Traditional) 會惹上大麻煩…
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