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    Smile difficult sentence

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    i found this sentence
    he is going stay the hell out
    i don't understand the meaning of hell out

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    Re: difficult sentence

    It means "he's going to stay out", "I'll make him stay out".

    The "the hell" is inserted as a way to make the sentence very, very, strong. The insertion is related to the common exclamation "Hell!".

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    Re: difficult sentence

    Quote Originally Posted by adel87 View Post
    hi at every body
    i found this sentence
    he is going stay the hell out
    i don't understand the meaning of hell out

    thank you
    It doesn't have a meaning other than 'stay out' it's an American thing.

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    Re: difficult sentence

    Right. It's just a strong idiomatic way of saying "He is going to stay out."

    "The hell" is for emphasis only and has no meaning.

    [I'm a copy editor and former university writing tutor.]

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    Re: difficult sentence

    thank you i've found it in a movie

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