God help (one)

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God help (one)

A phrase used to acknowledge that one is in or could potentially be in trouble. If I have to go down that basement, which is full of spiders, Gold help me. Well, God help you if mom finds out that you're the one who broke her vase.
See also: god, help

God/Heaven ˈhelp somebody

(spoken) used to say that you are afraid somebody will be in danger or that something bad will happen to them: God help us if this doesn’t work.(Some people find this use offensive.)
See also: god, heaven, help, somebody
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God help them, they might even have to put up with this shouty woman for the next four years.
If they do make it, and it looks anything like this prototype, God help them.
If that's what they call respect, then God help them.
If anybody attacks Bobby, God help them,' said Mrs Atkins.
What Tories thought might help increase their stature Was Thatcher's will, but not, God help them, Thatcher.
Defender Junior Baiano and veteran midfielder Zinho were also scrapping with the welcome committee so God help them if they do go down.