bloody well

bloody well
bloody well
informal + sometimes offensive
— used before a verb to stress anger, annoyance, or disapproval

I'm your father and you'll bloody well do as you're told!

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Main Entry:bloody

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bloody well idiom
(BrE, taboo) used to emphasize an angry statement or an order

You can bloody well keep your job— I don't want it!

‘I'm not coming.’ ‘Yes, you bloody well are!’

Main entry:bloodyidiom

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