when Hell freezes over

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when Hell freezes over (not comparable)

  1. (idiomatic, slang, informal) Never; not in this lifetime or a time in the unforeseeably distant future; not a chance.
    "Will you go out with him?"
    "When Hell freezes over!"
    "When will the sun shine in Dunedin?"
    "When Hell freezes over!"


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