good gracious!

good gracious!
(good gracious! (тж. gracious goodness!, gracious heavens!, gracious me! или my gracious!))
господи!, боже мой!, бог мой! (восклицание, выражающее удивление, досаду и т. п.)

Gracious goodness! This was sad news indeed. (W. Thackeray, ‘Pendennis’, vol. II, ch. XIII) — Боже мой! Это была действительно печальная новость.

‘Can I talk to her?’ ‘Goodness gracious, yes,’ the woman said. (W. Saroyan, ‘The Adventures of Wesley Jackson’, ch. 29) — - Могу я с ней поговорить? - Господи боже мой, разумеется, - сказала хозяйка.

A truck came suddenly around a corner. Quickly Kerrigan pulled the jeep out of its way. ‘My gracious!’ exclaimed Chaplain O'mahoney. ‘Watch where you're going.’ (G. Vidal, ‘Williwaw’, ch. 7) — Из-за угла неожиданно выскочил грузовик. Керриган повернул джип в сторону. - Бог мой! - воскликнул отец О'Махони. - Смотреть надо, куда едете.

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

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  • good gracious — interjection Oh my God. Syn: goodness gracious …   Wiktionary

  • Good Gracious! — Oh my!, oh heavens! (exclamation of surprise) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • good gracious (me) ! —  Excl. of surprise …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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  • gracious — gra|cious [ˈgreıʃəs] adj 1.) behaving in a polite, kind, and generous way, especially to people of a lower rank ▪ Sibyl was the most gracious, helpful, and generous person to work with. ▪ a gracious apology 2.) having the kind of expensive style …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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  • gracious! — interjection old fashioned used to express surprise or to emphasize yes or no : good gracious!/gracious me!/goodness gracious!: Good gracious! What have you done to your hair? | “You aren t disappointed are you?” “Good gracious, no, of course not …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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