Meaning of “thank God, goodness, heaven(s), etc.” in the English Dictionary

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"thank God, goodness, heaven(s), etc." in British English

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thank God, goodness, heaven(s), etc.

B1 said to express happiness that something bad has been avoided or has finished:

Thank God you found the key.
I made it to the bus stop just in time, thank goodness.

(Definition of “thank God, goodness, heaven(s), etc.” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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