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  1. [idiomatic] A great disaster happened or chaos ensued.


  1. "All Hell Broke Loose" is a 1995 Israeli documentary that follows the victims of a Hamas suicide bombing in Israel a year after the attack.
  2. "All Hell Broke Loose" is a film.

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Google previewA Dictionary of Anglo-American Proverbs & Proverbial Phrases, Found in Literary Sources of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries (2005)

by George B. Bryan, Wolfgang Mieder

All hell broke loose. (APP 180 ...

Google previewAn Asperger Dictionary of Everyday Expressions (2007)

by Ian Stuart-Hamilton

All hell broke loose An exaggerated way of saying that there was a loud disturbance. The phrase is a quotation from Milton's poem Paradise Lost.* All in a day's work What can be expected as part of the normal routine of a particular occupation ...

Google previewCambridge Dictionary of American Idioms (2003)

by Paul Heacock

hell breaks loose great confusion and excitement suddenly develops ♢ All hell broke loose when the mayor proposed a 10% pay cut for city employees. * Related vocabulary break loose at BREAK as hell in an.

Google previewThe Dimwit's Dictionary (2006)

More Than 5,000 Overused Words and Phrases and Alternatives to Them by Robert Hartwell Fiske, Joseph Epstein

all hell broke loose A moribund metaphor (see page 21). all work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.

Google previewDictionary of English Idioms (2014)

Vocabulary Building by Manik Joshi

minimize your risks Heed pay heed-- to pay attention to somebody/something Hell all hell broke loose -- lot of confusion, noise, etc, especially when it happens suddenly give somebody hell -- to make life miserable for somebody Helm at the ...

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