One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Show compassion or forgiveness to.‘may the Lord have mercy on her soul’‘have mercy on the player and give him plenty of rests’
pardon, forgive, grant an amnesty to, amnestyView synonyms
- ‘May the Lord have mercy on your soul,’ the judge said to a silent Cadette, who smiled as he was led out of the courtroom by police.’
- ‘Let every community set a watch in prayer and uplift each other and may God have mercy upon our souls.’
- ‘If God is all forgiving then he will have mercy on us for taking some drastic measures to defend the people.’
- ‘O Allah, forgive me, have mercy on me, guide me aright and grant me sustenance.’
- ‘If this is indeed the case, then may God have mercy on all our souls, for the problem is even deeper than I had previously feared.’
- ‘And may he have mercy on us all, especially victims and abusers.’
- ‘He begged his god's forgiveness and asked him to have mercy on his children.’
- ‘‘May the lord have mercy on your soul,’ Scott said.’
- ‘May Allah forgive all living and all dead and have mercy upon us all.’
- ‘And every mother prays for her son, May God forgive him and have mercy on him.’
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