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drat

An expression of annoyance or frustration. Drat, the library closed five minutes ago—I knew I should have left the house earlier. Did Helen already leave? Drat!
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Drat!

(dræt)
exclam. Damn! Oh, drat! Another broken nail!
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Since their big announcement they did slightly backtrack by saying it won't last forever (drat!).
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"After listening to each of the members' concerns, our colleague George Adwan presented his plan to bring views closer and distributed a program based on the proposal of Speaker Nabih Berri, allowing each Deputy to write his remarks," Ghanem explained, adding that the plan will hopefully be tackled consensually in next Tuesday's session so as to reach a final drat to be submitted to the Parliament.
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I guess that means I still can't hate Jamie Oliver - drat and double drat!
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