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a (or one) hell of a ——

Definition of a or one hell of a —— in English:

informal Used to emphasize something very bad or great: it cost us a hell of a lot of money
More example sentences
  • It will take time and effort and money too, though a hell of a lot less than buying one legally.
  • I am by no means a businesswoman, but I'm pretty sure you need one hell of a lot of money to open a station.
  • It doesn't seem like it now, but it was a hell of a lot of money back then.
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