for Christ's sake!

for Christ's sake!
(for Christ's (God's, goodness', heaven's или Pete's) sake!)
ради бога!, ради всего святого!, господи (боже)!, о господи!; скажите на милость!; чёрт возьми! (восклицание, выражающее удивление, досаду и т. п.); см. тж. for the land's sake!

Lady, for Pete's sake, keep it guiet a minute and let a man think. (J. B. Priestley, ‘Festival’, part III, ch. I) — Господи боже! Вы бы хоть помолчали минуту, мадам, и дали человеку подумать.

‘George, be careful, for goodness' sake,’ interposed his wife in alarm. ‘If you excite yourself like that, you'll have a stroke.’ (R. Greenwood, ‘Mr. Bunting’, ch. XV) — - Джордж, успокойся, ради бога, - остановила его жена. - Тебя удар хватит, если ты будешь так волноваться.

‘Mr. Vale quotes the Bible about air pollution.’ ‘For Christ's sake! Where does the Bible say anything about that?’ (A. Hailey, ‘Wheels’, ch. 1) — - Мистер Вейл по поводу загрязнения воздуха цитирует Библию. - О господи! Да где же в Библии говорится об этом?!


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • for Christ's sake — for God’s/Christ’s/goodness’/Heaven’s/Pete’s/sake spoken phrase used for emphasizing what you are saying when you are annoyed or angry ‘for God’s sake’ and ‘for Christ’s sake’ are offensive to some people Oh, for goodness’ sake, leave me alone!… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for Christ's sake — I am surprised or annoyed by this. For Christ s sake, Julie, what are you doing here? This dress makes me look like a little old lady, for Christ s sake. It s two in the morning, for Christ sakes! Why are you calling me now? Usage notes: used for …   New idioms dictionary

  • for Christ's sake — interj. for goodness sake, for heavens sake (expression of anger or exasperation) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • for heaven's sake — 1. An expression of entreaty 2. An interjection expressing exasperation or disgust, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑heaven * * * for God’s/Christ’s/goodness’/Heaven’s/Pete’s/sake spoken …   Useful english dictionary

  • for Pete's sake — for God’s/Christ’s/goodness’/Heaven’s/Pete’s/sake spoken phrase used for emphasizing what you are saying when you are annoyed or angry ‘for God’s sake’ and ‘for Christ’s sake’ are offensive to some people Oh, for goodness’ sake, leave me alone!… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for God's sake — phrasal used typically to express surprise, disgust, or indignation * * * for God s sake 1. An expression of urgent entreaty 2. An interjection expressing eg annoyance or disgust • • • Main Entry: ↑god * * * for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • for Pete's sake — I am annoyed or surprised by this. She has a huge salary and gets a bonus, too how much money does she need, for Pete s sake? Usage notes: used for emphasis and often used instead of the more offensive idioms for God s sake and for Christ s sake… …   New idioms dictionary

  • for Christ's sake — adverb …   Wiktionary

  • for pity's sake — phrasal used typically to express surprise, indignation, annoyance, or entreaty for pity s sake, what are you doing here please don t fail me, for pity s sake * * * for pity’s sake spoken phrase used for showing you are annoyed with someone For… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Foolishness for Christ — refers to behavior such as giving up all one s worldly possessions upon joining a monastic order. It can also refer to deliberate flouting of society s conventions to serve a religious purpose particularly of Christianity. The term fools for… …   Wikipedia

  • for goodness' sake — for God’s/Christ’s/goodness’/Heaven’s/Pete’s/sake spoken phrase used for emphasizing what you are saying when you are annoyed or angry ‘for God’s sake’ and ‘for Christ’s sake’ are offensive to some people Oh, for goodness’ sake, leave me alone!… …   Useful english dictionary


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