Translation of hell in Spanish:


infierno, n.

Pronunciation: /hɛl//hɛl/


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    • 1.1Religion
      (make trouble)

      infierno masculine
      to burn/roast in hell arder/asarse en el infierno
      • a cold day in hell
      • it will be a cold day in hell before John writes to us John nos escribirá cuando las ranas críen pelos
      • all hell broke loose / out se armó la gorda / la de Dios es Cristo
      • come hell or high water
      • come hell or high water, the job has to be finished sea como sea / pase lo que pase hay que terminar el trabajo
      • she intended to marry him come hell or high water pensaba casarse con él contra viento y marea
      • hell for leather como alma que lleva el diablo
      • just for the hell of it solo por divertirse
      • there'll be hell to pay se va a armar la gorda / la de Dios es Cristo
      • to knock hell/ beat (the) hell out of sb sacudir a algn de lo lindo
      • to play hell/ merry hell with sth hacer estragos en algo
      • (make trouble) to raise hell/ merry hell (have rowdy fun) armar jarana
      • to scare the hell out of sb
      • you scared the hell out of me! ¡qué susto me pegaste!
      • his driving scares the hell out of her le da pánico como conduce
      • to see sb in hell first
      • I'll see you/him in hell first! ¡ni muerto!
      • hell hath no fury like a woman scorned no hay nada más de temer que una mujer despechada
      • the path / road / way to hell is paved with good intentions de buenas intenciones está empedrado el camino del infierno
      • They conceived the idea that God dwells within each person and that heaven and hell exist here and now on earth.
      • It teaches that there is no eternal hell or damnation and every soul has the capacity to realize the Truth.
      • No criminal could be as cruel as the God who would consign human beings to a hell.
      • Then the soul is sent either to heaven to enjoy the fruits of a decent life or condemned to eternal hell and damnation forever.
      • So God's holiness makes hell as inevitable as his love makes heaven.
      • But I'm committed to the teaching of the scriptures that there is a heaven and a hell.
      • The hell of this world is all the hell I will endure and it is all the heaven unbelievers will ever enjoy.
      • All those whose names are not written in the book of life will be thrown into hell, the lake of fire, and the sentence will be eternal.
      • If this is true, then the burning fires of hell would be the coziest place imaginable.
      • Do you want reliable answers concerning issues like life, forgiveness, death, heaven or hell?
      • We must always remember that the purifying fires of heaven are hotter than the fires of hell.
      • Heaven and hell are eternal states with no movement of people from one to the other.
      • In that explanation, the hell realm was in the depths of the earth.
      • Like everyone else I know, I am a first-timer on this earth and can shed no light on the existence of an afterlife or heaven and hell.
      • I believe I am making my own hell or heaven now and that my after life will be what I deserve.

    • 1.2(suffering, confusion)

      a living hell un auténtico infierno
      • three months of sheer hell tres meses horrorosos
      • I went through hell after his death sufrí muchísimo cuando murió
      • it was hell on the streets because of the strike las calles eran un verdadero infierno por la huelga
      • to give sb hell
      • those children really give her hell esos niños le hacen pasar las de Caín
      • this tooth's giving me hell esta muela me está haciendo ver las estrellas
      • he got hell from his wife for staying out late su mujer le armó una buena por llegar tarde
      • to make sb's life hell hacerle la vida imposible a algn
      • they made life hell for the people next door les hacían la vida imposible a los vecinos de al lado
      • her life was hell on earth with him con él, su vida era un calvario

  • 2informal

    how the hell do these pieces fit together? ¿cómo demonios / diablos encajan estas piezas? informal
    • what the hell! ¿y qué?
    • why the hell didn't you tell me? ¿por qué diablos no me lo dijiste?
    • I can do whatever the hell I like puedo hacer lo que me dé la real / santa gana
    • he's a / one hell of a guy es un tipo sensacional
    • that's one hell of a problem you've got there ahí tienes un problema de padre y señor mío
    • that's a hell of a price to pay for a coat es una barbaridad pagar eso por un abrigo
    • they're (as) mean as hell son de lo más tacaño que hay
    • to run/fight like hell correr/pelear como un loco
    • it hurts like hell duele una barbaridad
    • like / the hell he will/can/did/has ¡y un cuerno!
    • he can fix it — can he hell! él lo puede arreglar — ¡qué va a poder! / ¡y un cuerno!
    • get the hell out of here! ¡lárgate de aquí!
    • my nerves are shot to hell tengo los nervios hechos polvo
    • I wish to hell he'd shut up ¡por qué no se callará de una puñetera vez!
  • 3informal

    go to hell! ¡vete a la mierda! vulgar slang
    • she told him to go to hell lo mandó al diablo
    • hell, that's some car! ¡caray, qué cochazo!
    • are you coming? — hell no/yes! ¿vas a venir? — ¡ni hablar!/¡claro que sí!
    • hell's bells / teeth! ¡madre mía!
    • oh hell! ¡carajo / coño / mierda!
    • to hell with waiting: I'm off! ¡qué esperar ni (que) niño muerto! yo me voy
    • oh, well, what the hell! bueno ¿qué importa? / ¿y qué?