Idiom: 'Come hell or high water'

What does 'Come hell or high water' mean?

Meaning: If someone says they'll do something come hell or high water, they mean that nothing will stop them, no matter what happens.


Idioms similar to 'Come hell or high water'


All idioms have been editorially reviewed, and submitted idioms may have been edited for correctness and completeness.

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.

See also: