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!
See also: god, help
References in classic literature ?
Heaven help ye, good Master Robin, to answer a poor widow's prayers
You abandon Vienna, give up its defense- as much as to say: 'Heaven is with us, but heaven help you and your capital
Now Heaven help this silly fellow,' murmured the perplexed locksmith; 'can he know this gentleman?
If you are free to act upon conscience you will, I believe, do what you conceive to be best; if you are not--well, Heaven help us all
If on the other hand you choose to persist in spunging upon one man, heaven help me, but Jove shall reckon with you in full, and when you fall in my father's house there shall be no man to avenge you.
Heaven help our poor old Hepzibah, and forgive us for taking a ludicrous view of her position
We know that when the young, the beautiful, and good, are visited with sickness, their pure spirits insensibly turn towards their bright home of lasting rest; we know, Heaven help us
But if you do need to be; if you do truly feel at heart that you have indeed been towards me what you have called yourself to-night, and that there is nothing for us in this life but separation; then Heaven help you, and Heaven bless you
If your good lady doesn't exhibit something in the shape of a contradiction in that time, Heaven help you
There are other fine words in the language such as fascination, fidelity, also frivolity; and as for invocations there are plenty of them, too; for instance: alas, heaven help me.
But when they have struck an even balance, Heaven help them with whom they next open the account
Heaven help the man, and still more the woman, whose secret and reputation come into the power of Milverton.
And Heaven help me, that, in my slow mind, I have not found it out before
If you yourself can withstand three cheers at beholding these vivacious fish, then heaven help ye; the spirit of godly gamesomeness is not in ye.
I suppose she was to be subdued and broken to their detestable mould, Heaven help her