Act of God
Meaning: when something happens (usually an accident) and no human is responsible; often an act of nature
- When the tree fell on my car, the insurance company said it was an act of God and wouldn’t pay.
- The thief told the police that he didn’t know how the diamonds got in his pocket, it was an act of God.
- I was struck by lightning two times on the same day, is that an act of God?
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C, a volcano erupting is the correct answer. When a volcano erupts, no one is to blame
Now try to find a way to use this idiom in your conversation today
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Yesterday, My friend fell down in her house, it was an act of God.
When my family came to the U.S.,my eldest daughter left alone. It was an act of god.
All damages and injuries caused by natural phenomena such as the big tsunami in 2004 and the Hurricane Sandy 2012, etc., were acts of the God
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