sweet Mary, mother of Jesus

sweet Mary, mother of Jesus

An exclamation of alarm, amazement, or exasperation. (Could be considered blasphemous or offensive to some.) Sweet Mary, mother of Jesus, I thought that car was going to hit me! Oh, sweet Mary, mother of Jesus—could you work any slower?
See also: Jesus, mother, of, sweet
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