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there but for the grace of god go iA recognition that others' misfortune could be one's own, if it weren't for the blessing/kindness/luck bestowed by fate or the Divine.Man's fate is in God's hands.More generally, our fate is not entirely in our own hands.Rate it:

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but for the grace of GodWere it not for God's help, someone could have suffered that outcome.Rate it:

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by the grace of godBy divine right.Rate it:

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by the grace of godUsed as part of the titles of royalty.Rate it:

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with the grace of godThanks to the kindness of the LordRate it:

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grace periodA length of time during which rules or penalties do not take effect or are withheld.Rate it:

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à la grâce de DieuComme il plaira à la Providence.Rate it:

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by the grace of the almightyThrough the kindness of the AlmightyRate it:

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donner le coup de grâceTo give the finishing stroke.Rate it:

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faites-moi grâce de vos observations, je vous en priePray spare me your remarks.Rate it:

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fall from graceThe loss of one's current social position, prestige, status, power, etc.Rate it:

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fall from graceTo lose God's favour through sins or wrongdoings.Rate it:

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fall from graceTo fall from one's current social position to something lower, to lose one's prestige, status or power.Rate it:

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say graceTo recite a prayer of invocation or thanksgiving at meal time.Rate it:

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it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter into the kingdom of godThe rich can afford more immoral behavior than the poor.Rate it:

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let go and let godTo consciously surrender one's free will to the will of God.Rate it:

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God's green earthThe world.Rate it:

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do you believe in GodUsed to ask whether the interlocutor believes in God.Rate it:

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God does not play dice with the universeThe course of all events is predetermined.Rate it:

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god fearingpiousRate it:

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god forbidDon't let it be.Rate it:

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God forfendDon't let it be.Rate it:

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god helps those who help themselvesFortune comes to those who make a genuine effort to accomplish things.Rate it:

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God is in the detailExpresses the idea that whatever one does should be done thoroughly; i.e. details are important.Rate it:

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God knowsIt is only known to God; i.e., it is unknown to mortals, no one knows, I don't knowRate it:

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God knowsIt is known unto God; i.e., it is certainly true, certainly, of course, obviouslyRate it:

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God only knowsAlternative form of God knows, in sense of something unknown to mortal men.Rate it:

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god works in mysterious waysExpressing confidence that a conundrum has a solution despite it not being apparent.Expressing that a seemingly unfortunate or unfavourable situation or change may be beneficial later or in the long run.Person A: It seems that I'm about to be fired from my job.Person B: Well, God works in mysterious ways - maybe it'll be the kick you need to apply to university...Rate it:

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God's gift to manSomeone irresistible to men, someone whom all men find attractive.Rate it:

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God's gift to womenSomeone irresistible to women, someone whom all women find attractive.Rate it:

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God's honest truthUnquestionable, absolute truth.Rate it:

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God's workWork in accordance with the will of God.Rate it:

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God's workWork that accomplishes good.Rate it:

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God's workWork that is very important and necessary, especially that which receives little or no recognition or pay.Rate it:

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good God(dated, Canada) Expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom, frustration.Rate it:

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hand to GodUsed when admitting something which might not be believed.Rate it:

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have more money than GodTo be extremely or excessively richRate it:

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house of GodA church.Rate it:

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man proposes, god disposesThings don't always work out as they were planned.Rate it:

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may God be my witnessUsed to introduce a serious, solemn statement.Rate it:

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put the fear of God intoTo cause someone to repent through fear of the wrath of God.Rate it:

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put the fear of God intoTo cause someone to fear abjectly in other contexts; to terrify completely.Rate it:

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put the fear of God intoTo cause someone to obey through fear in other contexts; to terrify into submission.Rate it:

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rub the fear of God intoAlternative form of put the fear of God into.Rate it:

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so help me GodUsed as an oath, a promise that an action will be carried outRate it:

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sweet Mary mother of GodUsed to add emphasis, particularly by Catholics.Rate it:

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tin godAn individual that abuses or exceeds his authority over others, frequently in petty ways; for example a low-level manager in situational comedies and other entertainment.Rate it:

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what in god's nameUsed to add emphasis to "what" when beginning question.Rate it:

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what on god’s green earth just happenedWhat just happenedRate it:

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why God inventedThe reason for something existing; the purpose fulfilled by something.Rate it:

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