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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.
Translations of “what the heck”
in Chinese (Traditional) 管它的(表示要做明知不應該做的事)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管它呢(表示要做明知不应该做的事)…
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