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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 wellbeing 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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'As we offer our sacrifices to Almighty Allah, I enjoin everyone to use this period to have the spirit of love and peace reign in our hearts.
The next day they reach an open field seeking the forgiveness of the Almighty, praying and beseeching Him to grant them success in this war and listening to the sermon of the imSm.
This is reflected by looking at the acts of worship which Allah the Almighty ordered and through judgments and ethics as stated in the Holy Quran, adding that the unity of this nation is based on the worship and piety of Allah the Almighty.
They expressed their best wishes to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said, praying to Allah the Almighty to grant His Majesty continuous health, happiness and a long life
She also prayed may Allah Almighty rest the souls of the victims of the tragic accident in eternal peace.
He said that he has got this position due to prayers of his mother and he thanks Allah Almighty for this blessing.
The prime minister said self transformation, purification and obedience to commandments of Allah Almighty were objectives of fasting.
The Holy Prophet (PBUH) continued his heavenly tour until he reached very close to the Throne of Allah Almighty and attained the utmost nearness to Him.
He also observed that Almighty Allah will give you what you want from Him.
'Of course, I always invoke Allah Almighty because I present only facts and want to speak before The Almighty as my witness.
Meanwhile, PA speaker said that Eidul Azha taught the lesson of altruism and sacrifice as well as complete submission before the will of Allah Almighty.
Imran Khan felicitated the Pakistani nation on the Eid and prayed to Allah Almighty to accept the prayers and sacrifices offered by the people and make the same a source of blessings for them.
HRH the Premier prayed to Allah the Almighty to bless the Kuwaiti leader with abundant health and happiness and his brotherly country and people further progress and prosperity.
They prayed to the Almighty to rest the departed soul in peace and give patience to the bereaved family.
"'We have long term family relations with the Abbasi family whose efforts were always to facilitate others," he said and pointed out names of the personalities of the area, including his father Raja Muhammad Haider Khan, former senior minister Sahibzada Ishaq Zafar, Raja Latif Khan, Munshi Ali Gohar, Sardar Hameedullah Khan, Ali Khan Chughtai and others."'There is no one else superior around the globe but Almighty Allah.