(a/one) hell of a ride


1. used to refer to an intense or exciting experience






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it's been a hell of a ride working here, but it's time I moved on

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Something which is 'one hell of a ride' refers to a literal or figurative journey. When you say something is 'a hell of a...', you mean that it was remarkable or exceptional. 'One hell of a ride', therefore, is a way of saying your journey was remarkable or noteworthy. This is a very informal expression and 'one hell of a' is used in the same way as an adjective.

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  1. I cannot wait to make the move to New York next year. It's going to be one hell of a ride!
  2. David and Amy are expecting their first child soon. I'll tell you what, they're in for one hell of a ride.

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  1. It's been a hell of a ride working here, but for the sake of my career it's time I moved on to somewhere that can give me more opportunities for advancement.

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