for\ the\ heck

• for the devil
• for the heck
• for the hell of it
adv. phr.
For no specific reason; just for sport and fun.

We poured salt into Uncle Tom's coffee, just for the heck of it.

See: devil of it

Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • for the heck of it — (just) for the heck of it American & Australian if you do something for the heck of it, you do it only because you want to or because you think it is funny. They spent the afternoon phoning different numbers and talking to strangers just for the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • for the heck of it — adverb For no particular reason, just because it is fun, entertaining; for to relieve boredom. Theres no big unrest; were having a revolution just for the heck of it. Syn: for the hell of it, for the sake of it …   Wiktionary

  • for the heck of it — Go to for the devil of it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • for\ the\ heck\ of\ it — See: devil of it(2) …   Словарь американских идиом

  • just for the heck of it — (just) for the heck of it American & Australian if you do something for the heck of it, you do it only because you want to or because you think it is funny. They spent the afternoon phoning different numbers and talking to strangers just for the… …   New idioms dictionary

  • just for the heck of it — When someone does something just for the heck of it, they do it without a good reason …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • for\ the\ devil — • for the devil • for the heck • for the hell of it adv. phr. For no specific reason; just for sport and fun. We poured salt into Uncle Tom s coffee, just for the heck of it. See: devil of it …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for\ the\ hell\ of\ it — • for the devil • for the heck • for the hell of it adv. phr. For no specific reason; just for sport and fun. We poured salt into Uncle Tom s coffee, just for the heck of it. See: devil of it …   Словарь американских идиом

  • for the devil of it — AND for the heck of it; for the hell of it mod. because it is slightly evil; for no good reason. (Use caution with hell.) □ The kids broke the window just for the devil of it. □ We just drove over for the heck of it …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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