Definition of “there but for the grace of God (go I)” - English Dictionary

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“there but for the grace of God (go I)” in British English

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there but for the grace of God (go I)

saying

said when something bad that has happened to someone else could have happened to you

(Definition of “there but for the grace of God (go I)” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)