An expression of relief. Oh, thank goodness—I thought I'd lost this precious heirloom!
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Thank goodness!and Thank heavens!
Oh, I am so thankful! John: Well, we finally got here. Sorry we're so late. Mother: Thank goodness! We were all so worried. Jane: There was afire on Maple Street, but no one was hurt. Bill: Thank heavens!
See also: thank
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