hell

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the underworld

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for the hell of it

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give someone hell

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hell for leather

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raise hell

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  • cause a disturbance
  • run riot
  • go wild
  • raise Cain
  • be loud and noisy

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excruciating punishment

to behave riotously

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Vermont can act as a model in another way as well, says Gerstmann: "The rest of the country will be able to see that Vermont is not going to hell in a handbasket.
Siegel's thesis is that our big cities, and specifically New York, Los Angeles, and Washington, have been going to hell in a handbasket because their leaders have squandered their resources on welfare bureaucracies, neglected public order, splintered civic unity over issues of race and ethnicity, and ignored the market economy.
I just want people not to push the panic button that things are going to hell in a handbasket, when that's not the case at all,'' he said.
Here in New Orleans, the former Senate majority leader sounded another call for alarm: ``We better start focusing on education in America, or this country is going to hell in a handbasket before we know it.