Like hell: lying blue blazes
Hell: What in blue blazes are you up to?
[1800s+; fr the sulfurous blue blazes of hell, an extreme environment]
It left blue blazes ridged with welts, trembling, fright sickened.
Why in blue blazes didn't you stay on that train and keep it from running away from us?
Why the blue blazes can't she take her iron-moulder fellow and be satisfied?
What in blue blazes do I pay you ten thousand a year for if it isn't to give me peace?
Not a man-jack of the crew would venture into the fore-hold, where blue blazes was still harnessed to the capstan bars.
blue blazes planted himself for a sudden105 whirl, stretched his neck as far as possible and worked his upper lip inquiringly.
blue blazes kicked the hostler quite accurately and very suddenly through a window.
As for blue blazes, two days later he was sold to a travelling horse-dealer, and departed without any sorrow of farewells.
Id hate like blue blazes to think that he pulled off this job.
As a result blue blazes, while knowing no masters, had many owners, sometimes three in a single week.