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    pissed the warden off something awful

    From 《THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION》:
    It pissed the warden off something awful.

    what does "something awful" mean here? normally we just say "piss sb off" ,what's the connotation of "something awful"?

    Thanks!

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    Re: pissed the warden off something awful

    Quote Originally Posted by masterding View Post
    From 《THE SHAWSHANK REDEMPTION》:
    It pissed the warden off something awful.

    what does "something awful" mean here? normally we just say "piss sb off" ,what's the connotation of "something awful"?

    Thanks!
    It means that the warden was very/extremely pissed off.

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