For Pete's sake!

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For Pete's sake!

 and For pity's sake!; For the love of Mike!; For goodness sake!; For gosh sake!; For heaven('s) sake!
a mild exclamation of surprise or shock. For Pete's sake! How've ya been? For pity's sake! Ask the man in out of the cold!
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I might break my neck By falling hard upon the 'deck' So I see the snow through different eyes Now that I'm older and perhaps more wise And I hope in the morning when I awake There's no more snow for goodness sake
Seabiscuit pulled America out of the Great Depression, for goodness sake