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Him (or the man) upstairs

Definition of Him or the man upstairs in English:

A humorous name for God: I bowed my head and thanked Him upstairs for my family
More example sentences
  • I'd be interested to hear what the man upstairs would really have to say about the latest release from this rock ‘n roll gang of hooligans.
  • While I respect Mr Wyatt's faith, which has no doubt given him both strength and succour through this ordeal, I can't help wondering quite what the man upstairs might have been up to in wishing to prolong Charlotte's pain and suffering.
  • I suddenly thanked the man upstairs for creating them, among other things.
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