like hell

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like hell

  1. (intensifier) In a manner that uses all of the strength, speed, or effort that a person can summon.
    You'd better run like hell!
  2. Used ironically to express the opposite of one's intentions
    Me do the washing up? Like hell I will!
  3. Bad or badly.
    You look like hell!
    It stank like hell down there!

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