someone's prayers have been answered

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: the thing someone has been praying for has taken place We've been praying for her safe return, and (now she's back home and) our prayers have been answered.

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“Someone's prayers have been answered.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/someone%27s%20prayers%20have%20been%20answered. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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