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until (or till) hell freezes over

Definition of until or till hell freezes over in English:

Forever: they will have to wait until hell freezes over
More example sentences
  • ‘I am prepared to wait for my answer until hell freezes over,’ Stevenson says.
  • At this time any informed Canberra observer knows that we will be waiting until hell freezes over.
  • Clarke responded, ‘Well, they'll say that until hell freezes over.’
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