heavens above

heavens above
good heavens or heavens above
Expressing surprise, disbelief, dismay, etc
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Main Entry:heaven

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heavens above spoken phrase
used for showing that you are very surprised
Thesaurus: ways of saying that you are surprised or shockedsynonym
Main entry: heaven

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  • Heavens-Above — is a non profit web site dedicated to observing and tracking satellites orbiting the Earth. They provide detailed star charts showing the trajectory of the satellites against the background of the stars as seen when looking up. External links *… …   Wikipedia

  • Heavens Above! — Infobox Film name = Heavens Above! image size = 150px caption = original film poster director = John Boulting Roy Boulting producer = John Boulting Roy Boulting writer = Frank Harvey Jr. starring = Peter Sellers Bernard Miles Cecil Parker music …   Wikipedia

  • Heavens above! — (Good) ˈHeavens! | ˌHeavens aˈbove! idiom (informal) used to show that you are surprised or annoyed • Good heavens, what are you doing? Main entry: ↑heavenidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • heavens above — spoken used for showing that you are very surprised …   English dictionary

  • Heavens — may refer to: * Firmament of heaven or the heavens * Heavens (band), an American rock band * Heavens , a 1989 album by Big Dipper * Heavens , a song by James from Seven ee also* Heaven (disambiguation) * Heavens Above! , a 1963 black and white… …   Wikipedia

  • heavens — 1. noun The sky. No sooner had we left the house than the heavens opened. 2. interjection An expression of surprise, contempt, outrage, disgust, boredom …   Wiktionary

  • above — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adv. aloft, overhead, up; earlier, before. See height. prep. over, beyond; surpassing; more than, exceeding. II (Roget s IV) modif. & prep. 1. [High in position] Syn. over, high, higher, superior, beyond …   English dictionary for students

  • good heavens — interjection An exclamation of surprise • • • Main Entry: ↑good good heavens or heavens above Expressing surprise, disbelief, dismay, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑heaven * * * good Heavens/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Ground of the heavens — ground ground (ground), n. [OE. ground, grund, AS. grund; akin to D. grond, OS., G., Sw., & Dan. grund, Icel. grunnr bottom, Goth. grundus (in composition); perh. orig. meaning, dust, gravel, and if so perh. akin to E. grind.] 1. The surface of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • the skies above — the firmament above us, the heavens over our heads …   English contemporary dictionary

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