praise the skies(redirected from one praises the skies)
praise the skies
1. To be especially thankful, as to God or some other higher power, for one's good fortune. I praised the skies for the opportunity He had given me. Everyone in the community is praising the skies that the missing girl returned home safely last night.
2. An exclamation of joy or relief. In this usage, the phrase is often used without being a literal invocation to God. A: "Hi, Mom, I'm home." B: "Oh, praise the skies! I got so worried when I hadn't heard from you all night!" So it sounds like the bank is willing to increase our borrowing limits—praise the skies.
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