what the heck Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"what the heck" in British English

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what the heck

used to say that you will do something ​although you ​know you should not do it: The ​doctor said I shouldn't ​drink, but what the heck.
(Definition of what the heck from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"what the heck" in American English

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what the heck

used for ​showinganger or ​surprise: What the ​heck are you doing to my ​car?
(Definition of what the heck from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “what the heck”
in Chinese (Simplified) 管它呢(表示要做明知不应该做的事)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管它的(表示要做明知不應該做的事)…
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