GWATCDR


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God willing and the creek don't rise

If all goes as it should; if everything goes well. We've had a lot of delays, but God willing and the creek don't rise, we should have the house finished before winter. A: "Do you reckon we'll have enough from this harvest to make ends meet?" B: "God willing and the creek don't rise."
See also: and, creek, god, rise, willing

GWATCDR

An initialism for "God willing and the creek don't rise," an expression meaning "if all goes as it should" or "if everything goes well." This will be the last day of construction, GWATCDR.
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God willing and the creek don't rise

 and Lord willing and the creek don't rise
Rur. If all goes well. Tom: Will you be able to get the house painted before the cold weather sets in? Jane: Yes, God willing and the creek don't rise. We'll be able to visit our daughter for Christmas, Lord willing and the creek don't rise.
See also: and, creek, god, rise, willing
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

God willing and the creek don’t rise

and GWATCDR
phr. & comp. abb. If we are lucky. I’ll be there, GWATCDR.
See also: and, creek, god, rise, willing

GWATCDR

verb
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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