Definition of “there'll be hell to pay” - English Dictionary


“there'll be hell to pay” in English

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there'll be hell to pay


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)

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