thank heavens

thank heavens
thank the gods, thank goodness
  

When we phoned Mom, she said, "Thank heavens you're safe!"


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  • thank heavens — thank God (or thank goodness, thank heavens, etc) An expression of relief • • • Main Entry: ↑thank …   Useful english dictionary

  • thank heavens — I am pleased or happy. Thank heavens that I began my career when there were a lot of jobs available. Related vocabulary: thank God …   New idioms dictionary

  • thank heavens — ► thank goodness (or God or heavens) an expression of relief. Main Entry: ↑thank …   English terms dictionary

  • Thank Heavens for Dale Evans — Infobox Album Name = Thank Heavens for Dale Evans Type = Studio album Longtype = Artist = Dixie Chicks Released = 1990 Recorded = Genre = Country Length = 39:22 Label = Crystal Clear Sound Producer = Reviews = * AMG Rating|3|5… …   Wikipedia

  • thank — W2S1 [θæŋk] v [T] [: Old English; Origin: thancian] 1.) to tell someone that you are pleased and grateful for something they have done, or to be polite about it ▪ I haven t had a chance to thank him yet. thank sb for (doing) sth ▪ Did you thank… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • thank — ► VERB 1) express gratitude to. 2) ironic blame or hold responsible: you have only yourself to thank. ● thank goodness (or God or heavens) Cf. ↑thank heavens ● thank one s lucky stars Cf. ↑thank one s lucky …   English terms dictionary

  • thank goodness — thank God (or thank goodness, thank heavens, etc) An expression of relief • • • Main Entry: ↑thank * * * thank goodness (or God or heavens) an expression of relief thank goodness no one was badly injured …   Useful english dictionary

  • thank — [[t]θæ̱ŋk[/t]] ♦ thanks, thanking, thanked 1) CONVENTION (formulae) You use thank you or, in more informal English, thanks to express your gratitude when someone does something for you or gives you what you want. Thank you very much for your call …   English dictionary

  • thank — verb (T) 1 to tell someone that you are pleased and grateful for something they have done, or to be polite about it: Remember to thank Uncle Robin when you see him. | thank sb for: Meg and Jo ran to thank their aunt for the presents. | thank sb… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • thank God — be pleased or happy. Thank God no one was in the way or on the sidewalk when the bus went out of control. Thank God for John Hopkins he has been a friend when my family needed friends. Related vocabulary: thank goodness, thank heavens …   New idioms dictionary

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