good grief

idiom

informal
used to express surprise or annoyance
"He's burned the toast." "Good grief! Can't he do anything right?"

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“Good grief.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/good%20grief. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

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