go\ through\ hell\ and\ high\ water

v. phr. informal
To go through danger, or trouble.

John is ready to go through hell and high water to help his chum.

The soldiers went through hell and high water to capture the fort.

Compare: come hell or high water, through the mill

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

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