until hell freezes over

Idiom Definition

Idiom Definition - until hell freezes over

"until hell freezes over"



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Idiom Scenario 1

Idiom Definition - until hell freezes over

Two colleagues are talking ...

Colleague 1:  I keep working hard and producing excellent work. When will the boss ever compliment me on my work?

Colleague 2:  You will be waiting until hell freezes over. It is just not her style to give praise.

Colleague 1:  So it does not matter how well I do, the boss will never praise me?

Colleague 2:  She never has.

Idiom Scenario 2

Idiom Definition - until hell freezes over

Two friends are talking ...

Friend 1:  You and Ben have not been speaking for months now. You used to be best friends. Are you ever going to forgive him?

Friend 2:  I will not forgive Ben until hell freezes over.

Friend 1:  He must have done something very bad.

Friend 2:  He did. He stole my girlfriend.

until hell freezes over - Usage:


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until hell freezes over - Gerund Form:

There is no gerund form for until hell freezes over.

until hell freezes over - Examples:

1)  ... barked that he was prepared to wait "until hell freezes over" to get his questions answered about Soviet military activities in Cuba.

2)  I won't be back here until hell freezes over.

3)  I am so pleased and I am prepared to stay here until hell freezes over. It is the first sit-in held in Congress since 2008, ...

4)  That will never ever happen until hell freezes over.

5)  ... to build Trump's border wall (which Mexico won't pay for until Hell freezes over).

6)  ... backing down. A spokesman said the company "will fight the case until Hell freezes over" and then, ...

7)  ... top in-house lawyer once vowed the company will fight the Ecuadoran case until Hell freezes over, and then fight it out on the ice. 

8)  I will fight these people until hell freezes over.

9)  ... waiting to have the paintings in his place, he has to wait until hell freezes over.

10)  Republicans are going to do their best to keep the email issue alive until hell freezes over.

11)  The message is clear that OPEC is going to pump oil until hell freezes over.

12)   ... "lifetime of litigation" and said they would fight the case until hell freezes over.

13)  I will probably be waiting until hell freezes over, but I'm generally a tenacious kind of person, so you never ...

14)  ... but naturally the company will fight this ruling until hell freezes over. Emergildo exhibits a stubborn will to continue the fight and no matter how ...

15)  ... said that the agreement could stay in place; "until hell freezes over" and that he was in court to defend his good name.

16)  I am prepared to wait for my answer until Hell freezes over.

17)  ... at keeping anything it should refund or apply that is due to you until hell freezes over. In fact it probably hopes you will just die or go away.

18)  ... grim observations on the state of the reactors (spilling radiation from now until hell freezes over) ...

19)  ... have done it for 17 years and will continue to do it until hell freezes over or Jesus comes - whichever is first!

20)  The way the system is, they can delay this until hell freezes over