Meaning: If someone says they'll do something come hell or high water, they mean that nothing will stop them, no matter what happens.
- Category: Religion
Idioms similar to 'Come hell or high water'
- Hell in a handcart
- Cold day in hell
- Hell for leather
- Hope in hell
- When hell freezes over
- Catch hell
- Not a snowball's chance in hell
- All hell broke loose
- Ninth circle of hell
- If you lie down with the Devil, you will wake up in hell
- Road to hell is paved with good intentions
Buy our lists of British English, American English and Animal idioms in PDF format. They're perfect to use offline for reference or for use in class!
If you have a question about idioms, ask us about it in our Idioms Discussion Forum.
If you know of an idiom that you would like to be listed here, please use our online form to suggest an idiom.