God willing

God willing.

If God wants it to happen. (An expression indicating that there is a high certainty that something will happen, so high that only God could prevent it.) John: Please try to be on time. Alice: I'll be there on time, God willing. Bob: Will I see you after your vacation? Mary: Of course, God willing.
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God willing

used to express the wish that you will be able to do as you intend or that something will happen as planned.
This is an expression found in many cultures: compare with Latin deo volente or Arabic inshallah .
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God ˈwilling

(spoken) used for expressing your hope that something will happen: We’ve had a lovely holiday and we’ll be back again next year, God willing.
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References in classic literature ?
God willing, I will check this vain repining,' she said, while the tears coursed one another down her cheeks in spite of her efforts; but she wiped them away, and resolutely shaking back her head, continued, 'I will exert myself, and look out for a small house, commodiously situated in some populous but healthy district, where we will take a few young ladies to board and educate--if we can get them--and as many day pupils as will come, or as we can manage to instruct.
You value your own pride and don't wish to apologize," continued the staff captain, "but we old fellows, who have grown up in and, God willing, are going to die in the regiment, we prize the honor of the regiment, and Bogdanich knows it.
But, after today, God willing, he will suffer no longer.
He told him, moreover, that in this castle of his there was no chapel in which he could watch his armour, as it had been pulled down in order to be rebuilt, but that in a case of necessity it might, he knew, be watched anywhere, and he might watch it that night in a courtyard of the castle, and in the morning, God willing, the requisite ceremonies might be performed so as to have him dubbed a knight, and so thoroughly dubbed that nobody could be more so.
If, God willing, these swords should be devoted to the service of your eminence," said D'Artagnan, "I shall venture to express a wish, which is, that in its turn the purse of your eminence may become light and theirs heavy -- for with these three men your eminence may rouse all Europe if you like.
Telemachus answered, "Antinous, do not chide with me, but, god willing, I will be chief too if I can.
God Willing dealt with the seven furlongs well that day and although a step up to a mile should prove no problem in the future, this a logical stepping stone for the Arch colt.
We can't say who is conducting the negotiations, but the matter is ongoing and, God willing, we're going to reach a positive result.
The Internet footage showed Jbeli, a political prisoner under Ben Ali, telling supporters: "My brothers, you are at a historic moment C* in a new cycle of civilization, God willing C* We are in sixth caliphate, God willing.
Thank God, your home-land is proceeding resolutely to a prosperous future, God willing.
Over the past ten years, the world has come together to fight the scourge of terrorism with determination and resolve in order to, God willing, deny terrorists the ability to inflict harm on the innocent.
We will remain, God willing, a curse chasing the Americans and their agents, following them outside and inside their countries.
I'm a jockey and, God willing, I'll be riding for many years yet.
The soldier, from an artillery unit, updated his page on the social networking site, saying on Wednesday we are cleaning Qatanna, and on Thursday, God willing, going home, army radio reported.
The economy is in still in a good state, it still grows, it grows well and we expect it, God willing, to grow stronger next year," said finance minister Ibrahim al-Assaf.