to kingdom come


: to a state of complete destruction
He took out his shotgun and threatened to blast/blow them all to kingdom come.

Examples of to kingdom come in a Sentence

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“To kingdom come.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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