Denizione di  hell - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua hell



hell (plural hells)

  1. (countable, hyperbolic) A place or situation of great suffering in life
    My new boss is making my job a hell.
    I went through hell to get home today.
    • 1879, General William T. Sherman, commencement address at the Michigan Military Academy
      There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all hell.
    • 1986, Metallica, “Disposable Heroes” (song), in Master of Puppets (album):?
      Why, am I dying? / Kill, have no fear / Lie, live off lying / Hell, hell is here
  2. (countable) A place for gambling
    • 1907, Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent
      ... the air of moral nihilism common to keepers of gambling hells and disorderly houses; ...
  3. An extremely hot place
    You dont have a snowballs chance in hell.
  4. Used as an intensifier in phrases grammatically requiring a noun
    Im as mad as hell and Im not going to take it any more.
    What the hell is wrong with you?
    He says hes going home early? Like hell he is.


  1. tender

Definizione italiano>inglese hell

  place of suffering in life
  where sinners go
  In various religions, the place where sinners are said to go after death.

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Traduzione 'veloce'

inferno |infirno |

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