thank God/goodness/heaven(s)/the Lord

idiom

used to express happiness or relief that something did or did not happen
Thank God you got here when you did.
Thank goodness it turned out to be a false alarm.

Dictionary Entries Near thank God/goodness/heaven(s)/the Lord

thankfully

thank God/goodness/heaven(s)/the Lord

thankless

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“Thank God/goodness/heaven(s)/the Lord.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/thank%20God%2Fgoodness%2Fheaven%28s%29%2Fthe%20Lord. Accessed 4 Mar. 2024.

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