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(oh) (my) God!

An exclamation of surprise, alarm, dismay, annoyance, or exasperation. My God, look at the time! How is it nearly midnight already? God, Bill! Would it kill you to take out the trash once in a while? Oh my God! That cyclist nearly hit me!
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(good) ˈGod

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God alˈmighty

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God in ˈheaven

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my/oh ˈGod

(spoken) used for expressing anger, surprise, etc: Good God! What on earth have you done to my car?Oh my God! I’ve broken my watch again!God almighty! You’re not going to wear that terrible old suit to the wedding, are you?(Some people find these expressions offensive.)
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[Will Atkins laughed a little at her expression of God not making her country.]
W.A.--Yes, child, our God made the whole world, and you, and me, and all things; for He is the only true God, and there is no God but Him.
"When you had betrayed your friend God began not to strike, but to warn you.
"Yes," said Monte Cristo, "and God, -- I cannot say in justice, for his justice would have slain you, -- but God, in his mercy, spared your life."
Very true, Adeimantus; but then, would any one, whether God or man, desire to make himself worse?
Then it is impossible that God should ever be willing to change; being, as is supposed, the fairest and best that is conceivable, every god remains absolutely and for ever in his own form.
But that I may reveal my heart entirely unto you, my friends: IF there were gods, how could I endure it to be no God!
29-35) So said the ready-voiced daughters of great Zeus, and they plucked and gave me a rod, a shoot of sturdy laurel, a marvellous thing, and breathed into me a divine voice to celebrate things that shall be and things there were aforetime; and they bade me sing of the race of the blessed gods that are eternally, but ever to sing of themselves both first and last.
As rigid as the sled-discipline of the gods, was the discipline maintained by White Fang amongst his fellows.
The suggestion that he consult the blacks appealed to him, and though his relations with the people of Mbonga, the chief, were the antithesis of friendly, he could at least spy upon his hated enemies and discover if they had intercourse with God.
Can thus Th' Image of God in man created once So goodly and erect, though faultie since, To such unsightly sufferings be debas't Under inhuman pains?
CREON In this land, said the god; "who seeks shall find; Who sits with folded hands or sleeps is blind."
the Word of God; and we had, blessed be God, comfortable views of the Spirit of God teaching and instructing by His word, leading us into all truth, and making us both willing and obedient to the instruction of His word.
"Hear me," he cried, "O god of the silver bow, that protectest Chryse and holy Cilla and rulest Tenedos with thy might, hear me oh thou of Sminthe.
And, as he had been accustomed, all his life, as with Mister Haggin, Skipper, and even with Bashti and the chief devil devil doctor of Somo, he attached himself to the high gods themselves, and from the gods under them received deference accordingly.