Definition of rest or God rest his or her soul in English:

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rest (or God rest) his (or her) soul

Used to express a wish that God should grant someone’s soul peace.
Example sentences
  • MY dear old mum, rest her soul, was not a judgmental sort of lady.
  • My father - God rest his soul - knew it would happen.
  • To this day, the smell of stale ash reminds me of him, God rest his soul.
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