good Heavens | good Lord | good griefINFORMAL
This page is about the conversational phrase good Heavens | good Lord | good grief
You can say this if you're very surprised or shocked by something.
- Margaret looked at her watch and said, "Good Heavens, is that the time? I must be going."
- "Enzo got the top score in the exam."
"Good Lord! That lazy little so-and-so. He must have cheated!"
These expressions are a little old-fashioned these days.
I said, "James got into university!" and Hugo said, "Good grief!
Contributor: Matt Errey