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    ratóncolorao is offline Member
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    Default the hell out of it

    Can you tell me in what situations would you use the following expression ?

    The hell out of it

    Thank you

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    Default Re: the hell out of it

    It could mean "vigorously" or "completely."

    Add the gin to the ice and shake the hell out of it.
    She saw that big old hairy spider, screamed, and stomped the hell out of it.

    It could mean to leave or remove yourself from a situation as quickly as possible.
    If you're in one of those shady investment scheme, you should get the hell out o fit.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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