stone the crows

stone the crows
stone the crows (esp Aust sl)
An expression of amazement, horror, etc
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Main Entry:crow

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stone the crows
Brit informal + somewhat old-fashioned
— used to express surprise

“He's won the lottery!” “Well, stone the crows!”

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Main Entry:stone

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ˌstone the ˈcrows | ˌstone ˈme idiom
(old-fashioned, BrE) used to express surprise, shock, anger, etc.
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  • Stone the Crows — était un groupe de musique formé à Glasgow en Écosse fin 1969. Sommaire 1 Histoire 2 Groupe original 3 Deuxième line up 4 Discographie …   Wikipédia en Français

  • stone the crows — (AU) Stone the crows is used to convey shock or surprise similarly to Oh my God . Stone the flamin crows is a more emphatic form of the expression …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • stone the crows! — ► stone me! (or stone the crows!) Brit. informal an exclamation of surprise or shock. Main Entry: ↑stone …   English terms dictionary

  • stone the crows! — stone me! and stone the crows! (slang) Expressions of astonishment • • • Main Entry: ↑stone …   Useful english dictionary

  • Stone the Crows — Infobox Musical artist Name =Stone The Crows Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background =group or band Birth name = Alias = Origin = Glasgow, Scotland Instrument = Voice type = Genre = Blues Occupation = Years active =1968 1973 Label =… …   Wikipedia

  • Stone the crows! — British & Australian, informal, old fashioned something that you say in order to show that you are very surprised. So she s a film director now. Well, stone the crows! …   New idioms dictionary

  • Stone the crows — This is an old expression with the same meaning as cor blimey …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • Stone the crows! — expression of shock at something, surprise etc …   Dictionary of Australian slang

  • stone the crows! — Australian Slang expression of shock at something, surprise etc …   English dialects glossary

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