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thank heavens

An expression of relief or appreciation. Thank heavens I got the roast out of the oven before it burned—otherwise, we would have had nothing to eat for dinner.
See also: heaven, thank
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Thank heavens he was jailed for life - the Home Secretary at the time, Leon Brittan, ruling that he should never again walk free.
But,most of all, thank heavens for Rooney, the shining jewel who promises to light the way for Eriksson and English football.
So thank heavens for James May (pictured), the floppy-haired petrolhead who has proved to be a good man in a tight spot, as he showed in recent episode of Top Gear when he and his fellow travellers tried to find the Nile in estate cars.
Thank heavens Brown and Darling were at the helm when the biggest financial crisis since the Great Depression hit.
Help yourselves is all I can say - and thank heavens for Betfair.
We managed to get the news via ITV, and thank heavens all my family is still alive.
Thank heavens for the invention of the computer, allowing Dodgers fans to experience vicariously the heat of the hot-stove league via the Internet.
And for those of us who were absent physically (too young) or mentally (too stoned), thank heavens for The Archers.
Thank heavens there is not going to be a replacement tower to blight the frontage of Lime Street Station, once Concourse House and those ugly shops in front of it are demolished (ECHO, Sept 7).
Thank heavens one detail of life aboard a ship in 1805 was missing: the crushing seasickness.
Thank heavens for Matt Doyle to inject a note of sober reality.
THANK heavens the Premiership is back this afternoon.
Thank heavens the Murray boys don't share a domination fetish; I'd hate to see what kind of show would develop from that.
Harrison, whose licence was recently extended to the end of the season in June, landed a double aboard 6-4 favourite Sillerent in the staying event and the lightly weighted 7-1 shot Thank Heavens in the final race.
THANK heavens for Montenegro and some serious football tomorrow.