for God's sake

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for God's sake

An oath of surprise, exasperation, annoyance, frustration, or anger. For God's sake! I haven't seen you in years! Would you let me finish my story, for God's sake?
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for God's sake

Also, for goodness sake. See for the sake of, def. 3.
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References in classic literature ?
Run for God's sake, and fetch something to pry open the door --the axe
For God's sake, let no expense and no efforts be spared.
If fate is kind and this does happen, then, for God's sake, come and get me!
Had you renounced vanity for God's sake you would have borne it.
And in the meantime, if you can sit and talk with me of other things, for God's sake, stay and do so; but if you cannot keep clear of this accursed topic, then in God's name, go, for I cannot bear it.
For God's sake, abbe, do not stop, -- it is not necessary to enable you to listen; walk on, carrying your head in a natural way, and as you have an excellent sight, place yourself at the window, and if any one returns towards the gallery, give us notice by coughing.
But they continued to call us by name and appeal to us, for God's sake, to be merciful and not leave them to die in such a place.
I have never yet asked you for anything and I never will again, nor have I ever reminded you of my father's friendship for you; but now I entreat you for God's sake to do this for my son- and I shall always regard you as a benefactor," she added hurriedly.
His lady, in the utmost despair with this fright, came to the window, with two candles in her hand, that she might be known; and cried out, for God's sake to call the guards.
Ay, stop him for God's sake, were it only in mercy!
The other answered, "Ay, ay; for God's sake, Tom Smith, throw down your arms and yield, or you are all dead men this moment.
Though this was all but a fiction of his own, yet it had its desired effect; Atkins fell upon his knees to beg the captain to intercede with the governor for his life; and all the rest begged of him, for God's sake, that they might not be sent to England.
For God's sake go, and send me somebody else that doesn't look like that
I hope that in ten years I'm being viewed as a writer who has roamed from the territory of not only hustling, for God's sakes, but into the territory of the Bible, into the matter of AIDS and now, with this particular book, the central question that it asks rhetorically, `Would you die for sex?