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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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Clad in a fur coat, Celia Cooney made off with the aforesaid money through a series of grocery store robberies that were reported by the likes of Ring Lardner and Walter Lippman, decried as the evidence that American youth were are going to hell in a handbasket, and admired as a working class hero.
MODERN ENVIRONMENTALISM, born of the radical movements of the 1960s, has often made recourse to science to press its claims that the world is going to hell in a handbasket.
The onus is on us that it's not just another book showing that we're going to hell in a handbasket.
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.