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to prohibit from occurring by advance planning or action

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Which, of course, he would have to have gone along with if Scotland had been in the club and will do if, heaven forfend, we see our small country join arms against, say, Iran.
I refer to the bankers whose lottery-sized bonuses continue to be paid in the midst of our present chaos, and who cannot be upset lest - heaven forfend - they remove their world-class paper-shuffling skills from the City of London and huff off to make their unearned squillions elsewhere.
Moaning about the weather or - heaven forfend - the broken photocopier are now sackable offences at a company that has banned the whole notion of whingeing.
And, heaven forfend, We All Stand Together by Paul McCartney?
Heaven forfend, the chums weren't on the rampage-- not physically - merely desperate to plead their case.
It's no wonder we barely flinch when people talk of actioning something, strategising, looking at the bottom line or, God forfend, core values.
Heaven forfend they should encourage anything which might benefit the environment as well
Selling Santon, for example, was good business for the CLUB, not for the team, or the head coach, or - heaven forfend - the supporter's aspirations, just the balance sheets.
For it to break out fully, it could take a day, or heaven forfend, five or six terrorist attacks.
Labour and heaven forfend, even the Scottish Tories, have more female MSPs.
The issue is that this stuff turning up in our crispy pancakes, lasagne and, heaven forfend, our MSPs' burgers, might have little resemblance to horse meat either.
Thus I decree that you do not involve yourself with such things, Heaven forfend, for this is an act of melancholy and gloom.
I know my numbers and heaven forfend they should roll out (never have since it started obviously).
Samuel went and brought Moses with him, saying to him: "Perhaps, Heaven forfend, I am summoned to judgment: arise with me, for there is nothing that you wrote in the Torah that I did not fulfill.