in the name of heaven

in the name of God

A phrase of exasperation used to emphasize a question or statement. What in the name of God are you doing in here? The car needs a new engine, but where in the name of God are we going to get the money for it?
See also: god, name, of

in the name of heaven

A phrase of exasperation used to emphasize a question. What in the name of heaven are you doing in here? The car needs a new engine, but where in the name of heaven are we going to get the money for it?
See also: heaven, name, of
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