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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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