for God's sake

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for God's sake

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

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  • Sometimes, though not always, pluralized to for God's sakes in American usage.
  • There are many variants which use euphemisms or dysphemisms in place of God, e.g. for fuck's sake.

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