there'll

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there'll

  1. (colloquial) Contraction of there will.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 7, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      “I don't know how you and the ‘head,’ as you call him, will get on, but I do know that if you call my duds a ‘livery’ again there'll be trouble. […]”
    • 1945, J. B. Priestley, chapter 3, in An Inspector Calls:
      “Most of this is bound to come out. There'll be a public scandal”
    There'll be hell to pay if you don't.