holy\ cats

holy\ cats
• holy cats
• holy cow
• holy mackerel
• holy Moses
interj. informal
- Used to express strong feeling (as astonishment, pleasure, or anger); used in speech or when writing conversation.

"Holy cats! That's good pie!" said Dick.

"Holy cow! They can't do that!" Mary said when she saw the boys hurting a much smaller boy.


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

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