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English definition of “go to hell and back”

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go to hell and back

informal
to live through an extremely unpleasant, difficult, or painful experience: I've been to hell and back over this court case.
Translations of “go to hell and back”
in Chinese (Traditional) 到鬼門關前走了一回,經歷劫難…
in Chinese (Simplified) 到地狱走了一遭,经历劫难…
(Definition of go to hell and back from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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