in the hell

idiom

informal + impolite
used to make a question more forceful
How in the hell did that happen?

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“In the hell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20hell. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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