for God's sake

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for God's sake

  1. An exclamation showing surprise, impatience, or some other emotion.
    For God's sake, don't scare me like that!
    Put some pants on, for God's sake!

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes, though not always, pluralized to for God's sakes in American usage.

There are many variants which use euphemisms for God.


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