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English definition of “so help me (God)”

so help me (God)

formal
used to make a promise in a very formal and serious way: Everything I have said is true, so help me God.Making and breaking promises and commitments
(Definition of so help me (God) from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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