One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Used to express surprise at encountering someone or something.‘good God, Jack Stone, as I live and breathe!’
- ‘‘Well, as I live and breathe… if it ain't Hallie Lennox, ‘he said in an unmistakable Savannah drawl.’
- ‘Dawn Tinsley, as I live and breathe…’
- ‘‘Well, well,’ she said, ‘Malak Harr, as I live and breathe.’’
- ‘Well, well, as I live and breathe, it's Nellie.’
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