Good heavens!

(good) heavens

A mild oath of surprise, exasperation, annoyance, frustration, or anger. Good heavens! I haven't seen you in years! Heavens, would you let me finish my story? Oh good heavens, I just had the car fixed and now you've put a dent in it!
See also: heaven

Good heavens!

exclam. My goodness! (A mild exclamation of amazement, shock, etc.) Good heavens! I didn’t expect you to be here.
See also: good
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We are a little worse than Hungary, no worse than Poland or Slovenia, and - good heavens