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Nonreligious version of “heaven knows that…”

Are there any nonreligious versions of the phrase "heaven knows"? For example: Heaven knows I'm not perfect when it comes to exercise. I've heard other religious variants like "the Lord knows", ...
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“Follow religiously” in a non religious context

What is another word for "follow religiously" in a non religious context? Support will agree with their candidate's views religiously despite being obviously flawed, as he is their candidate ...
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What's another way to say “its been said time and time again”?

I often find myself at a shortage of words to properly describe my thoughts. Usually, I just use the "Define" function of google, however, Google cant provide synonyms for for idioms/sayings such as ...
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A word or idiom similar to sour grapes but simply not hating the object you cannot obtain? [duplicate]

I am looking for a word or idiom which can express a feeling similar to the sour grapes idiom but instead of putting down or hating the thing you cannot obtain, you just simply do not want it anymore. ...
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Looking for succinct way of describing the act of solidifying an idea into reality [closed]

Looking for a succinct way of describing the act of solidifying an idea into reality. "Building [idea] out" seems too generic but I'm trying to avoid a long winded, step by step explanation of the ...
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What are some old-world alternatives or precursors to 'WTF' (expressions of frustration or surprise)? [closed]

Such as 'what on Earth' or 'what in the world', etc. I'm trying to come up with a list of witty alternatives. Note: I'm not looking for alternatives to the letters W, T, and F. I'm looking for ...