not used with the
in Christianity, Islam and Judaism
the being or spirit that is worshipped and is believed to have created the universe
Do you believe in God ?
Good luck and God bless you .
the Son of God (= Christ)
(in some religions) a being or spirit who is believed to have power over a particular part of nature or who is believed to represent a particular quality
Mars was the Roman god of war.
the rain god
a person who is loved or admired very much by other people
To her fans she's a god.
something to which too much importance or attention is given
Money is his god.
the seats that are high up at the back of a theatre
used to emphasize a feeling of determination or surprise
used to emphasize what you are saying when you are surprised, shocked or annoyed
God, what a stupid thing to do!
used when you are leaving sb, to say that you hope they will be safe, etc.
Goodnight, God bless.
used to show respect when you are talking about sb who is dead
a person who thinks that they are particularly good at sth or who thinks that sb will find them particularly attractive
He seems to think he's God's gift to women.
used to say that you hope that things will happen as you have planned and that there will be no problems
I'll be back next week, God willing.
to behave as if you control events or other people's lives
It is unfair to ask doctors to play God and end someone's life.
used after a verb to emphasize a particular hope, wish, etc.
I wish to God you'd learn to pay attention!
used to show surprise, lack of belief, etc.
an event caused by natural forces beyond human control, such as a storm, a flood or an earthquake
to make sb very frightened, especially in order to make them do sth
used to say that you are afraid sb will be in danger or that sth bad will happen to them
God help us if this doesn't work.
used to emphasize that you do not know sth
God knows what else they might find.
‘Where are they?’ ‘Goodness knows.’
used to emphasize the truth of what you are saying
She ought to pass the exam─goodness knows she's been working hard enough.
if the result of sth is in the lap of the gods , you do not know what will happen because it depends on luck or things you cannot control
used when you are expressing anger and the fact that you are impatient
For the love of God, tell me what he said!
used especially in questions to show that you are angry, surprised or shocked
What in God's name was that noise?
Where in the name of Heaven have you been?
used to say that you very much hope or wish that sth will happen
Please God, don't let him be dead.