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ID #2281

if God spare my life; if God give life

[cf. Atlantic if life save, if life spare idem] phr. God willing (said in reference to future plans): 1917 She rose ... promising me she'd come again tomorrow "If God gives life" (Defries 85). (Gen.)

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Last update: 2010-10-26 01:49
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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