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Meaning of “thank God” in the English Dictionary

"thank God" in British English

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thank God

informalB1 something you say when you are ​happy because something ​bad did not ​happen: Thank God nobody was ​hurt in the ​accident. Oh, there's my ​wallet. Thank God.
(Definition of thank God from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"thank God" in American English

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thank God

(also thank goodness) I am ​happy that something ​bad has been ​avoided or has ​finished: Spring is coming at last, thank ​goodness.
(Definition of thank God from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “thank God”
in Chinese (Simplified) (表示因为坏事没有发生而高兴)谢天谢地…
in Chinese (Traditional) (表示因為壞事沒有發生而高興)謝天謝地…
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