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English definition of “what the hell”

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what the hell

informal
said when you suddenly realize that your plan is not important to you and that you will do something else: I was supposed to be working this evening but what the hell - I'll see you at the bar in half an hour.
Translations of “what the hell”
in Chinese (Traditional) 管它的,沒關係…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管它呢,没关系…
(Definition of what the hell from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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