One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Endure an extremely unpleasant or difficult experience.
- ‘He would go to hell and back for her.’
- ‘‘I need to talk to you, Angel,’ he stated like a man who seemed to have gone to hell and back.’
- ‘‘I know, darling, I know,’ she said, ‘But your sister has gone to hell and back with this whole thing since then!’’
- ‘Lance you have to clean your room, or at least help us, it looks like it went through hell and back, more then once.’
- ‘She has gone to hell and back but mum has always been there for us.’
- ‘I went to hell and back, but I wouldn't have it any other way.’
- ‘‘Every mother is prepared to go to hell and back for their children,’ says Carol.’
- ‘He heard someone walking towards him, some boy who looked like he had just gone through hell and back.’
- ‘You went to hell and back out there… I have no idea what your strategy was.’
- ‘He had gone through hell and back to save her after trying so hard to conceal the truth.’
- ‘Hey, you look like you've gone to hell and back.’
- ‘Well if he cared for me, he would have told them to go to hell and back again.’
- ‘We went through hell and back during our training days.’
- ‘‘I went through hell and back and then back again,’ says the 31-year-old San Diego human resources executive.’
- ‘He was soaked with sweat and blood - although most of it wasn't his - and looked like he had gone through hell and back.’
- ‘‘I was so young, and I felt like I'd just gone to hell and back,’ he said.’
- ‘You'd think the fact that they have gone to hell and back might be a helpful foundation.’
- ‘He'd gone through hell and back, and almost died.’
- ‘I always think of that last scene where he's gone through hell and back, then he looks deep in the mirror and sees himself from a new perspective.’
- ‘He would go to hell and back, and that is what he does.’
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