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for pity's sake

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for Pete's sake

interjection

An exclamation of emphasis, surprise, impatience, disbelief, dismay, etc; for crying out loud: For Pete's sake, get moving!

[1903+; euphemisms for for God's sake, for Christ's sake, for fuck's sake]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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