for Christ's sake

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for Christ's sake

A mild oath of surprise, exasperation, annoyance, frustration, or anger. For Christ's sake! I haven't seen you in years! Would you let me finish my story, for Christ's sake? Oh for Christ's sake, I just had the car fixed and now you've put a dent in it!
See also: sake
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I mean for Christ sakes, Pino, they grew up on my food.
Newsweek gave us two pages on the JonBenet case, nine pages on the Kennedys -- including a family tree, for Christ sakes -- but only one page on Bill Archer's efforts to reduce capital-gains taxes and basically eliminate the corporate alternative-minimum tax.