One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used for emphasis.‘damn it to hell’
- ‘I have never seen him like that before, and I hope to hell that I never have to again.’
- ‘She just had to keep talking to him, and hope to hell that the ambulance would get here soon.’
- ‘I coughed and quickly adjusted my voice, hoping to hell he hadn't noticed the crack.’
- ‘Damn it all, damn it all to hell.’
- ‘Here in Aussie we just get on with partying 24 hours a day and to hell with the consequences.’
- ‘She hoped to hell it wasn't to make Jess want to see him, because it wasn't going to work.’
- ‘Damn it to hell, Judy.’
- ‘She hoped to hell that Thomas would ask her if she would help him.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.