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stink (or smell) to high heaven

Definition of stink or smell to high heaven in English:

Have a very strong and unpleasant odour: the quayside stank to high heaven of salt fish
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  • Unfortunately, they also stink to high heaven, so you need a pretty strong stomach for that particular activity.
  • It stinks to high heaven and it's cold at the moment.
  • ‘The whole thing stinks to high heaven,’ he said.
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