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Goner

Goodbye

keyword: Good
All In Good Time »
(no need to rush; it will happen at the right time...)


All Well And Good »
(what you are saying may be true, but there may be something else more important...)


Do Someone A Good Turn »
(do a favor to help that person...)


Do Someone Good »
(do something which makes the world better...)


Do Someone's Heart Good »
(doing that will make the person feel better...)


For Good »
(forever...)


For Good Measure »
(to add to what was already done...)


For No Good Reason »
(there is no good reason to explain why it happened...)


Get On The Good Side Of Someone »
(that person likes you and will do nice things for you...)


Get Time Off For Good Behavior »
(one's jail time has been shortened because one was good while in jail...)


Have A Good Command Of Something »
(be able to do or use it well...)


Have A Good Head On One's Shoulders »
(bright; intelligent; resourceful...)


In All Good Conscience »
(able to feel good about what one has done...)


Look Good On Paper »
(it seems like a good plan; we are not yet certain that the plan will work...)


Never Had It So Good »
(this is great; we are happy...)


No News Is Good News »
(if something bad happened, we would probably hear about it...)


On Good Terms With Someone »
(the two people are friendly towards each other...)


The Road To Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions »
(meaning to do the right thing is no good excuse if you did the wrong thing anyway...)


Up To No Good »
(doing bad things...)


What's The Good Of Something? »
(There seems to be no reason to do that...)


When One Is Good And Ready »
(One will not do it until one feels ready; one is feeling stubborn and will not be forced...)


You Have To Take The Good With The Bad »
(accept that everything has a bad as well as a good side...)


Your Guess Is As Good As Mine »
(I don't know either...)


A Blessing In Disguise »
(it seemed like a bad thing at first, but the result was surprisingly good; it appeared to be a bad thing but turned out to be a good thing...)


A Breath Of Fresh Air »
(refreshing; it makes you feel better; a change that feels good...)


A Credit To Someone Or Something »
(it happened because of the good qualities of that person...)


A Feather In One's Cap »
(what happened makes one feel proud and look good to others...)


A Little Hard Work Never Hurt Anyone »
(it is good to work hard sometimes; one should not complain about working hard because it is a good thing...)


A Little Hard Work Never Killed Anyone »
(working hard does one good...)


A Rule Of Thumb »
(a general rule which is good to follow...)


A Tough Act To Follow »
(that performance was so good that the next one will seem weak...)


A Word To The Wise »
(good advice; you will listen to this advice if you are smart...)


All For The Best »
(the result will be good...)


All's Well That Ends Well »
(the name of a play written by Shakespeare; as long as the ending is good, what happened before is good too...)


Bear Fruit »
(have a good result...)


Beauty Is Only Skin Deep »
(being handsome or pretty does not mean that person is good; being handsome or pretty does not mean that person is good...)


Below Average »
(not good; worse than most...)


Below Par »
(poor; not good enough...)


Blowing Your Own Trumpet »
(saying good things about yourself...)


Break A Leg »
(good luck in your performance...)


Building You Up »
(saying things to make you look good or feel good...)


Can't Cut The Mustard »
(not good enough to participate...)


Do Justice To Something »
(communicate something in a way that really shows how good it is...)


Doing Your Stuff »
(doing that special thing which you are good at doing...)


Every Cloud Has A Silver Lining »
(even bad things can have a good result...)


Fair Weather Friend »
(a friend you can only trust in good times...)


Falling Into Place »
(it is as it should be; it will be good...)


Fine And Dandy »
(a polite and cheerful way to say "good" or "well"...)


Fish For A Compliment »
(try to get another person to say something good about you...)


For A Lark »
(not for any good reason; just or fun...)


For Better Or For Worse »
(said when two people marry, their commitment to stay together in good times and bad times...)


For The Heck Of It »
(less rude way to say: for no reason; not for any good reason...)


For The Hell Of It »
(overly casual: for no reason; not for any good reason...)


Get Another Think Coming »
(what will happen is not what you are expecting; the result is not going to be good for you...)


Get Credit For Something »
(be noticed for doing good work...)


Go For It »
(do your best; try your best; good luck...)


Have A Glass Jaw »
(can be stopped easily with one good punch to the jaw...)


Have A Green Thumb »
(that person is good at growing plants...)


Have A Handle On Something »
(have a good understanding and control of that thing...)


If The Shoe Fits, Wear It »
(if what people are saying is true, let's agree that it is true; it is a fair and good description; it is that way and it cannot be denied...)


In A Bad Way »
(not looking good; not strong nor healthy...)


In Shape »
(strong; fit; in good condition...)


In Style »
(popular; looking good; what people want to be doing...)


Jekyll And Hyde »
(one who transforms quickly from good to bad...)


Judge Something On Its Own Merits »
(that things is judged by it's own good or bad points, not by association with others...)


Look Like A Million Dollars »
(looks really good...)


Method To My Madness »
(what appears to by crazy action is actually done for a good reason...)


Off To A Running Start »
(one has a good strong start; one has started and is moving quickly and doing well...)


Saving Grace »
(a good thing happened, even though bad things also happened...)


Second Rate »
(not good; poor...)


She Spoke Highly Of You »
(that person said good things about you...)


Size Someone Or Something Up »
(try to decide how good that one will be...)


Sleep On Something »
(first get a good night's sleep, then decide...)


Take Forty Winks »
(get a good sleep so that one is rested fully...)


Take One's Medicine »
(you don't like to do it, but it is necessary because it is good for you...)


The Best Laid Plans Of Mice And Men »
(good plans can go bad...)


The Best Laid Schemes Of Mice And Men »
(good plans can go bad; big plans that people make and fill with hopes and dreams...)


The Pros And Cons »
(the reasons for and against it; the good and bad aspects...)


Think A Great Deal Of Someone Or Something »
(have a very good opinion of...)


Think A Lot Of Someone Or Something »
(have a very good opinion of...)


Think Highly Of Someone Or Something »
(you think there is a lot of good in that person...)


Think Nothing Of Someone Or Something »
(not respect that person; think that person is no good...)


Think Someone Or Something Fit For Something »
(believe that one is good enough to do the job...)


Think Twice Before Doing Something »
(don't decide too quickly; it might not be good to do that...)


Those Were The Days »
(things were good at that time; i have a good memory of those days...)


Turning Up Your Nose »
(rejecting others because they are not good enough...)


What Goes Around, Comes Around »
(There is a natural fairness in life; if we do good or bad, that same thing is done to us...)


Without Rhyme Or Reason »
(There was no good or logical reason for what was done; there was no good reason why it happened...)


Work Out All Right »
(have a good conclusion...)


Work Out For The Best »
(It will have a good result; the result will be the best possible conclusion...)




Goner

Goodbye


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