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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 »

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...)



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