for pity's sake
for Petes sake;
Syn: for goodness sake, for mercys sake

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  • for pity's sake — ► for pity s sake informal used to express impatience or make an urgent appeal. Main Entry: ↑pity …   English terms dictionary

  • 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

  • for pity's sake — spoken used for showing you are annoyed with someone For pity s sake, Jack, stop moaning …   English dictionary

  • For pity’s sake! — Go to For Pete’s sake! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • for pity's sake — informal used to express impatience or make an urgent appeal. → pity …   English new terms dictionary

  • for pity's sake — exclamation of surprise, exclamation of protest …   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 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 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! — AND For pity’s sake!; For the love of Mike! exclam. Good grief! □ For Pete’s sake! How’ve ya been? □ For pity’s sake! Ask the man in out of the cold! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

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