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hope/wish/swear to God

informal
used for emphasis: I hope to God (that) he turns up. I swear to God (that) I didn't know about it.
Translations of “hope/wish/swear to God”
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於強調)真的希望/衷心希望/向天發誓…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于强调)真的希望/衷心希望/向天发誓…
(Definition of hope/wish/swear to God from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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