God help

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God/Heaven help somebody

1. something that you say in order to warn someone that they may be hurt or punished Heaven help you if your father catches you wearing his best jacket!
2. something that you say when you are worried about someone who is in a very dangerous or unpleasant situation God help anyone who has to be outdoors on a dreadful night like this!
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