hell

hell
[hel] 1.
nome
1) (anche Hell) relig. inferno m.

to go to, be in hell — andare, essere all'inferno

2) colloq. (unpleasant experience) inferno m.

to make sb.'s life hell — rendere la vita di qcn. un inferno

to go through hell — soffrire le pene dell'inferno

a neighbour from hell — colloq. un vicino insopportabile

3) colloq. (as intensifier)

a hell of a shock — uno choc terribile

it's a hell of a lot worse — è infinitamente peggio

he's one hell of a smart guy — AE è un tipo davvero in gamba

we had a hell of a time — (bad) siamo ammattiti, siamo usciti pazzi colloq.; (good) ci siamo divertiti un casino

it sure as hell wasn't me — garantito al limone che non ero io

to run like hell — correre come un pazzo

let's get the hell out of here! — togliamoci di qui alla svelta!

get the hell out of here! — fuori subito!

like hell I will, you are! — col cavolo!

"it's a good film" - "like hell it is!" — "è un bel film" - "bello un corno!"

why, who the hell? — perché diavolo, chi diavolo?

what the hell are you doing? — che diavolo stai facendo?

how the hell should I know? — come diavolo faccio a saperlo?

oh, what the hell! — (too bad) accidenti!

to he hell with it! — e che diavolo! all'inferno!

2.
interiezione pop. diavolo
••

go to hell! — colloq. va' all'inferno!

all hell broke loose colloq. si sono scatenati i diavoli dell'inferno; come hell or high water colloq. costi quel che costi; there was hell to pay è scoppiato un casino; to catch hell AE colloq. rice vere o prendersi una strigliata; to do sth. for the hell of it colloq. fare qualcosa per il gusto di farlo; to give sb. hell pop. (cause to suffer) fare soffrire le pene dell'inferno a qcn.; (scold) fare una sfuriata a qcn.; to raise (merry) hell — colloq. piantare un casino (with sb. con qcn.)

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[hel]
noun
((according to some religions) the place or state of punishment of the wicked after death with much pain, misery etc.) inferno
- hellbent on
* * *
[hel] 1.
nome
1) (anche Hell) relig. inferno m.

to go to, be in hell — andare, essere all'inferno

2) colloq. (unpleasant experience) inferno m.

to make sb.'s life hell — rendere la vita di qcn. un inferno

to go through hell — soffrire le pene dell'inferno

a neighbour from hell — colloq. un vicino insopportabile

3) colloq. (as intensifier)

a hell of a shock — uno choc terribile

it's a hell of a lot worse — è infinitamente peggio

he's one hell of a smart guy — AE è un tipo davvero in gamba

we had a hell of a time — (bad) siamo ammattiti, siamo usciti pazzi colloq.; (good) ci siamo divertiti un casino

it sure as hell wasn't me — garantito al limone che non ero io

to run like hell — correre come un pazzo

let's get the hell out of here! — togliamoci di qui alla svelta!

get the hell out of here! — fuori subito!

like hell I will, you are! — col cavolo!

"it's a good film" - "like hell it is!" — "è un bel film" - "bello un corno!"

why, who the hell? — perché diavolo, chi diavolo?

what the hell are you doing? — che diavolo stai facendo?

how the hell should I know? — come diavolo faccio a saperlo?

oh, what the hell! — (too bad) accidenti!

to he hell with it! — e che diavolo! all'inferno!

2.
interiezione pop. diavolo
••

go to hell! — colloq. va' all'inferno!

all hell broke loose colloq. si sono scatenati i diavoli dell'inferno; come hell or high water colloq. costi quel che costi; there was hell to pay è scoppiato un casino; to catch hell AE colloq. rice vere o prendersi una strigliata; to do sth. for the hell of it colloq. fare qualcosa per il gusto di farlo; to give sb. hell pop. (cause to suffer) fare soffrire le pene dell'inferno a qcn.; (scold) fare una sfuriata a qcn.; to raise (merry) hell — colloq. piantare un casino (with sb. con qcn.)


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