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God almighty

An exclamation of surprise, shock, frustration, exasperation, anger, or annoyance. God almighty! If we'd stopped the car one second later that train would have hit us! I know you've had a long day at work, but God almighty, is it too much to ask for you to take out the trash? God almighty, it's hot as the dickens out here!
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gosh almighty

An exclamation of surprise, shock, frustration, anger, or annoyance. A euphemistic variant of "God almighty." Gosh almighty! If we'd stopped the car one second later that train would have hit us! I know you've had a long day at work, but gosh almighty, is it too much to ask for you to take out the trash? Gosh almighty, it's hot as the dickens out here!
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the almighty dollar

Money, or the accrual thereof, as considered the most important or influential thing in the world. In the eyes of these massive corporations, the rights and well-being of workers always come second to the almighty dollar. So much legislation and policy is dictated first and foremost by the almighty dollar.
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the almighty dollar

Fig. the U.S. dollar, or the acquisition of money, when viewed as more important than anything else. Bill was a slave to the almighty dollar. It's the almighty dollar that drives Wall Street thinking.
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almighty dollar, the

The power of money; by extension, crass materialism. The term was used by Washington Irving in The Creole Village (1836) (“The almighty dollar, that great object of universal devotion”), perhaps echoing Ben Jonson’s sentiment of two centuries earlier (“That for which all virtue now is sold, and almost every vice—almighty gold”).
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HRH the Prime Minister also dispatched a similar cable of condolences and sympathy to his brother HH Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jabir Al-Sabah the Crown Prince and to his brother HH Sheikh Jabir Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah the Prime Minister of the sisterly State of Kuwait sympathizing on the sad demise of the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, supplicating to Almighty Allah to accommodate the late Sheikh Ali Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah under His mercy and blessedness in the vastest of His paradises.
This means that Iman in Almighty Allah is not a mere metaphysical concept; it is in the nature of a contract by which man barters his life and belongings with Almighty Allah in exchange of Paradise in the Life Hereafter.
Though man cannot always even half control his destiny, the Almighty has given the reins for his conduct altogether into his hands.
To seek the blessings of Allah Almighty special prayers are offered at mosques which are particularly decorated and illuminated to observe the night while the women devotees offer prayers in special gatherings inside their homes all the night.
Shehbaz Sharif said due to the blessings of Allah Almighty and prayers of the people of the province his health was much better now.
In a statement issued here, the PBA on behalf of its members expressed sympathy with the bereaved family and prayed to the Almighty to give them courage to bear this loss.
In his condolence message, he extended sympathies to the bereaved family and prayed to Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace.
In the Quran, Almighty Allah said that those who live and work for the improvement of humanity remain alive forever.
He further prayed that may Almighty Allah soon recover Begum Kalsoom Nawaz and she may live long.
In his cable, the Chairman of the State Council said: "It is a great honour to me and on behalf of the honourable members and employees of the State Council to express our sincere greetings to Your Majesty on the happy occasion of Eid Al Adha, coupled with our sincere wishes to ensure many happy returns of the day for Your Majesty, praying to Allah the Almighty for the return of this occasion on Your Majesty while enjoying good health, wellbeing and happiness and for the Omani people and Islamic Nations welfare and blessings.
Here, are some of the ways that the 'Qurbani' tradition associated with Eid al Adha takes one closer to the Almighty, besides promoting love and goodwill in the community:
ALLAH the Almighty decreed acts of worship and obedience for great wisdom and sublime objectives.