when hell freezes over


when hell freezes over
   An impossible or very unlikely situation or event
  (Dorking School Dictionary)

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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 — 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 …   New idioms dictionary

  • 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

  • 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