for gosh sakes

for gosh sakes

A mild oath of exasperation, annoyance, frustration, anger, or surprise. Would you let me finish my story, for gosh sakes? Oh for gosh sakes, I just had the car fixed and now you've put a dent in it! For gosh sakes! I haven't seen you in years!
See also: gosh, sake
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Worse still because the guy was in the business of selling GMP compliance consulting services to drug and device companies, for gosh sakes.
"It's a helicopter for gosh sakes. We've been building combat helicopters for decades.
(Hobby Lobby already has Christmas items on display, for gosh sakes!) The fact is, seasonal time periods get earlier and earlier, now butting one promotion adjacent to the next, without a gap.
If you decide to go the interior insulation route, for gosh sakes at least cover the top of the box with a new roofing membrane.
for gosh sakes, we're not trying to raise the debt ceiling here!
The eighth-year defensive end, for gosh sakes, had the temerity to take a pass on spending a good portion of his "offseason" in New England for the Patriots' workout program at Gillette Stadium.
But if the visitor tells you he has sick birds at home, for gosh sakes make him stand outside the fence to look at your flock."
The All-Star game, for gosh sakes, is an exhibition.
For the time being, it's a good idea to be careful, but for gosh sakes don't panic.
No one knows how we vote, not until way later, so how can the newspapers say "Greenspan raises rates" when he might have voted the other way, for gosh sakes, or might have been asleep and didn't vote at all?
In the March, 1946 edition, editor Irv Marcus has an article titled, "WILL WINE CEILINGS COME BACK?" For gosh sakes, how could this socialistic idea worry a capitalist such as Irv at so late a date?
They're only young students, for gosh sakes, and we ought to be devoting our space to things more pertinent to the paid professionals, they say.
I never even though to apply that to children, well, because for gosh sakes, they are younger than you and they should respect you no matter what.
He also proved to be Brady-like by getting everyone involved, even - for gosh sakes - Sam Aiken.