when hell freezes over


when hell freezes over
if you say that something will happen when hell freezes over, you mean that it will never happen.

Taxes will be abolished when hell freezes over.


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  • when hell freezes over — see ↑hell • • • Main Entry: ↑freeze when hell freezes over informal + impolite used to say that you think that something will never happen I ll apologize when hell freezes over. [=I ll never apologize] • • • Main Entry: ↑hell …   Useful english dictionary

  • when hell freezes over — An impossible or very unlikely situation or event …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • when hell freezes over — {adv. phr.}, {slang} Never. * /I ll believe you when hell freezes over./ Contrast: UNTIL HELL FREEZES OVER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • when hell freezes over — {adv. phr.}, {slang} Never. * /I ll believe you when hell freezes over./ Contrast: UNTIL HELL FREEZES OVER …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • when\ hell\ freezes\ over — adv. phr. slang Never. I ll believe you when hell freezes over. Contrast: until hell freezes over …   Словарь американских идиом

  • when hell freezes over — never He said that he would come to an office party when hell freezes over …   Idioms and examples

  • when Hell freezes over — adverb never; not in this lifetime; not a chance. Will you go out with him? …   Wiktionary

  • when hell freezes over —    An impossible or very unlikely situation or event   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • Hell Freezes Over — Infobox Album Name = Hell Freezes Over Type = live Longtype = (with studio tracks) Artist = Eagles Released = November 8, 1994 Recorded = The Village Recorder, Los Angeles, Sound Interchange, Toronto nowrap|(studio tracks) Warner Burbank Studios …   Wikipedia

  • until hell freezes over — {adv. phr.}, {slang} Forever, for an eternity. * /He can argue until hell freezes over; nobody will believe him./ Contrast: WHEN HELL FREEZES OVER …   Dictionary of American idioms