God/heaven forbid

idiom

used in speech to say that one hopes a bad thing will not happen
This is the number you should call if, God forbid, you should get into an accident.Heaven forbid that something bad should happen.

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“God/heaven forbid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/God%2Fheaven%20forbid. Accessed 4 Dec. 2022.

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