oh my God

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oh my God!

  1. Said in excitement, shock, awe, dismay, or supplication

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In different contexts the offensiveness of this phrase can vary from blasphemous to mild, with a greater degree of variety than comparable phrases due to its invocation of deity. Common euphemisms are oh my gosh, omigosh, and oh my goodness.

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