great\ Godfrey

great\ Godfrey
• great guns
• great Godfrey
• great Scott
interj. informal
A saying usually used to show surprise or anger.

Great Godfrey! Uncle Willie is sitting on top of the flagpole!

Great guns! the lion is out of his cage.

Great Scott! Who stole my watch?


Словарь американских идиом. — СПб., Изд-во "Лань". . 1997.

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  • great Godfrey — or[great guns] or[great Scott] {interj.}, {informal} A saying usually used to show surprise or anger. * /Great Godfrey! Uncle Willie is sitting on top of the flagpole!/ * /Great guns! The lion is out of his cage./ * /Great Scott! Who stole my… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great Godfrey — or[great guns] or[great Scott] {interj.}, {informal} A saying usually used to show surprise or anger. * /Great Godfrey! Uncle Willie is sitting on top of the flagpole!/ * /Great guns! The lion is out of his cage./ * /Great Scott! Who stole my… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • great\ Scott — • great guns • great Godfrey • great Scott interj. informal A saying usually used to show surprise or anger. Great Godfrey! Uncle Willie is sitting on top of the flagpole! Great guns! the lion is out of his cage. Great Scott! Who stole my watch? …   Словарь американских идиом

  • great\ guns — I. interj. informal See: great Godfrey or great Scott II. adv. phr. informal 1. Very fast or very hard. Usually used in the phrases blow great guns , go great guns . The wind was blowing great guns, and big waves beat the shore. The men were… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Godfrey — See: GREAT GODFREY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Godfrey — See: GREAT GODFREY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Godfrey — See: great Godfrey See: God knows …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Great Scott — See: GREAT GODFREY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Great Scott — See: GREAT GODFREY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Godfrey Mwakikagile — is a Tanzanian writer who was born in Kigoma in western Tanganyika on 4 October 1949. ChildhoodHe was baptised Godfrey about two months later on Christmas day, 25 December 1949, in Kigoma as a member of the Church Missionary Society (CMS) among… …   Wikipedia

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