God rest someone's soul

God rest someone's soul
God rest (someone's) soul I hope this person's spirit is at peace.

I mean, Walt Disney — God rest his soul — has been dead for some time, but his presence is still so much a part of that company.

Usage notes: said about someone who is dead

New idioms dictionary. 2014.

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  • God rest soul — God rest (someone s) soul I hope this person s spirit is at peace. I mean, Walt Disney God rest his soul has been dead for some time, but his presence is still so much a part of that company. Usage notes: said about someone who is dead …   New idioms dictionary

  • God rest her soul. — God rest her/his soul. old fashioned something that you say when you are talking about someone who is dead, to show that you respect them. My old father God rest his soul now he could drink a pint or two …   New idioms dictionary

  • God rest his soul. — God rest her/his soul. old fashioned something that you say when you are talking about someone who is dead, to show that you respect them. My old father God rest his soul now he could drink a pint or two …   New idioms dictionary

  • soul — W3S3 [səul US soul] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(somebody s spirit)¦ 2¦(person)¦ 3¦(music)¦ 4¦(sense of beauty)¦ 5¦(special quality)¦ 6 be the soul of discretion 7 be good for the soul 8 God rest his/her soul 9¦(people in a place)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • god — [gɔd US ga:d] n [: Old English;] 1.) God the spirit or ↑being who Christians, Jews, Muslims etc pray to, and who they believe created the universe ▪ Most Americans still believe in God . ▪ Nothing could shake his belief in God . ▪ He thought it… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • soul — [ soul ] noun *** ▸ 1 mind/spirit of person ▸ 2 person ▸ 3 strong feeling/emotion ▸ 4 something s special qualities ▸ 5 soul music ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count the part of a person that is capable of thinking and feeling a ) the spiritual part of a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • God — noun (singular, not with the) 1 the being 2 (1) who Christians, Jews, and Muslims pray to see also: act of God act 1 (10) 2 God/oh God/my God/good God spoken used to add force to what you are saying, when you are surprised, annoyed, or amused: Oh …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • soul — noun 1 SPIRIT (C) the spiritual part of a person that is believed to continue to exist after they die: A prayer was said for the souls of those who had died in the accident. 2 INNER CHARACTER (singular) the part of a person that contains their… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • God — God1 [ gad ] noun the spirit, BEING, or force that many people believe created and controls the universe, especially the god of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim religions: Do you believe in God? by God OLD FASHIONED used for emphasizing what you …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • God — I UK [ɡɒd] / US [ɡɑd] the spirit, being, or force that many people believe created and controls the universe, especially the god of the Christian, Jewish, and Muslim religions Do you believe in God? • God bless (you) spoken used for showing that… …   English dictionary

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