(as) guilty as sin


: completely or very guilty
Even though he was acquitted, most people think he is guilty as sin.

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Recent Examples on the Web The experts all seem to expect a hung jury, but Murdaugh is guilty as sin and deserves to be convicted. Timothy Bella, Washington Post, 25 Feb. 2023 His entire demeanor had read guilty as sin, but the raid somehow turned out to be a waste of time. Colin Barrett, The New Yorker, 6 Dec. 2021

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“(as) guilty as sin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/%28as%29%20guilty%20as%20sin. Accessed 21 Sep. 2023.

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