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so help me (God)

Definition of so help me God in English:

Used to emphasize that one means what one is saying: if you don’t get out, so help me I’ll let you have it
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  • So help me God, if you stop any member of my staff one more time for another one of your needless questions, you will be dealing with me.
  • When I put my hand on the Bible, I will swear to not only uphold the laws of our land, I will swear to uphold the honor and dignity of the office to which I have been elected, so help me God.
  • It may have deprived me of the full experience, but so help me, I just can't bring myself to watch the accompanying DVD.
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