Ye gods!(redirected from o ye gods)
euphemism, old-fashioned An exclamation of shock, astonishment, or incredulity. A minced oath used as a stand-in for the more blasphemous "Oh my God!" O, ye gods! This is altogether too much for one man to bear alone! A: "Inspector, look—a picture of the culprit!" B: "Ye gods—it's Councilor Williams. He was under our noses the whole time!"
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Ye gods (and little fishes)!
Inf. What a surprising thing! Ye gods and little fishes! Someone covered my car with broken eggs! Ye gods! What a rainstorm!
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exclam. Good grief! Ye gods! What is this stuff here?
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