for God's sake | for Heaven's sakeINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase for God's sake | for Heaven's sake
You can say this to show you're angry or upset, or to strongly emphasize what you're saying.
- "When are you going to fix the roof?"
"For God's sake, Emma! I said I'd do it when I have time, OK?"
- "I lost my phone again, Dad."
"Again? Try to be more careful, for Heaven's sake."
1. Also "for goodness' sake", "for Pete's sake" and "for Christ's sake".
2. Be careful when using "for God's sake" and "for Christ's sake". Some people find these expressions offensive.
You can say "for God's sake" or "for Heaven's sake" if you're
Contributor: Matt Errey