play merry hell with
Definition of play merry hell with
: to cause many problems for (someone or something) : to have a very bad effect on (someone or something) High food prices are playing merry hell with the nation's economy.
Word by Word Definitions
: game, sport
: the conduct, course, or action of a game
: to engage in sport or recreation : frolic
: to have sexual relations
: to move aimlessly about : trifle
: giving pleasure : delightful
: full of gaiety or high spirits : mirthful
: marked by festivity or gaiety
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