of high quality or an acceptable standard
a good book
The piano was in good condition.
Your work is just not good enough.
The results were pretty good.
Sorry, my English is not very good.
This is as good a place as any to spend the night.
You'll never marry her─she's much too good for you.
pleasant; that you enjoy or want
Did you have a good time in London?
It's good to see you again.
This is very good news .
Let's hope we have good weather tomorrow.
We are still friends, though, which is good.
It's a good thing (= it's lucky) you came early.
sensible, logical or strongly supporting what is being discussed
Thank you, good question .
Yes, that's a good point .
I have good reason to be suspicious.
What a good idea !
showing or getting approval or respect
The play had good reviews.
The hotel has a good reputation.
He comes from a good family.
able to do sth well
是优秀的演员 / 出色的厨师
to be a good actor/cook
to be good at languages/your job
Nick has always been good at finding cheap flights.
able to use sth or deal with people well
She's good with her hands (= able to make things, etc.) .
He's very good with children.
morally right; behaving in a way that is morally right
She has tried to lead a good life .
a good deed
Giving her that money was a good thing to do.
He is a very good man.
following strictly a set of rules or principles
It is good practice to supply a written report to the buyer.
She was a good Catholic girl.
willing to help; showing kindness to other people
He was very good to me when I was ill.
It was very good of you to come.
I had to take a week off work but my colleagues were very good about it.
behaving well or politely
You can stay up late if you're good.
Get dressed now, there's a good girl.
healthy or strong
Can you speak into my good ear?
I don't feel too good today.
‘How are you?’ ‘I'm good.’ (= used as a general reply to a greeting)
having a useful or helpful effect on sb/sth
Too much sun isn't good for you.
It's probably good for you to get some criticism now and then.
Shut your mouth, if you know what's good for you (= used as a threat) .
not having a useful or helpful effect
It's no good complaining─they never listen.
This book is no good to me: I need the new edition.
suitable or appropriate
Now is a good time to buy a house.
She would be good for the job.
Can we change our meeting─Monday isn't good (= convenient) for me.
used to show that you approve of or are pleased about sth that has been said or done, or to show that you want to move on to a new topic of conversation
‘Dinner's ready.’ ‘Good─I'm starving.’
‘I got the job.’ ‘Oh, good.’
Good, I think we've come to a decision.
used as a form of praise
Good old Jack!
‘I've ordered some drinks.’ ‘Good man!’
used in exclamations
great in number, amount or degree
a good many people
The kitchen is a good size.
We spent a good while (= quite a long time) looking for the house.
He devoted a good deal of (= a lot of) attention to the problem.
There's a good chance (= it is likely) that I won't be here next year.
not less than; rather more than
We waited for a good hour.
It's a good three miles to the station.
We had a good laugh about it afterwards.
You'll feel better after a good sleep.
有趣的故事 / 笑话
a good story/joke
That's a good one!
特定的时间 / 距离
for particular time/distance
having enough energy, health, strength, etc. to last for a particular length of time or distance
You're good for (= you will live) a few years yet.
valid for sth
The ticket is good for three months.
likely to provide
likely to provide sth
He's always good for a laugh.
Bobby should be good for a few drinks.
大多数含good的习语，都可在该等习语中的名词及动词相关词条找到，如(as) good as gold在词条gold下。
Most idioms containing good are at the entries for the nouns and verbs in the idioms, for example (as) good as gold is at gold .
The matter is as good as settled.
He as good as called me a coward (= suggested that I was a coward without actually using the word ‘coward’) .
used when you are saying that a situation is not going to get any better
I won't go until I'm good and ready.
There are still a good few empty seats.
used to praise sb for doing sth well
‘I passed first time.’ ‘Good for you!’
behaviour that is morally right or acceptable
the difference between good and evil
Is religion always a force for good?
people who live a moral life; people who are admired for the work they do to help other people
a gathering of the great and the good
something that helps sb/sth
Cuts have been made for the good of the company .
I'm only telling you this for your own good .
What's the good of (= how does it help you) earning all that money if you don't have time to enjoy it?
What good is it redecorating if you're thinking of moving?
used to say that if sth happens, it will be good, even if it is not exactly what you were expecting
If these measures also reduce unemployment, that is all to the good.
to not be useful; to have no useful effect
This gadget isn't much good.
It's no good trying to talk me out of leaving.
Was his advice ever any good?
to not be interesting or enjoyable
His latest film isn't much good.
to have a useful effect; to help sb
Do you think these latest changes will do any good?
Don't you think talking to her would do some good?
I'm sure a few days off would do you a power of good (= improve your health) .
This time she's leaving for good (= she will never return) .
used to say that sb now has a particular amount of money that they did not have before
We are £500 to the good.
doing sth wrong or dishonest
Those kids are always up to no good.
no problem is so bad that it does not bring some advantage to sb
to be very good for sb's physical or mental health
to make sb feel much better; to improve sth
A change of job would do you the world of good.
‘How's it going?’ ‘Pretty good.’
Now, you listen to me good!
The noun good means actions and behaviour that are morally right. You can talk about a person doing good .
The charity does a lot of good.
the difference between good and evil
Goodness is the quality of being good. You can talk about a person’s goodness .
Her goodness shone through.
Instead of saying that something is good or very good , try to use more precise and interesting adjectives to describe things.
可口的 / 美味的食物
delicious / tasty food
激动人心的 / 有趣的 / 引人入胜的影片
an exciting / entertaining / absorbing movie
引人入胜的 / 使人着迷的 / 令人大开眼界的书
an absorbing /a fascinating /an informative book
令人愉快的 / 使人快乐的旅行
a pleasant /an enjoyable trip
娴熟的 / 有天分的 / 优秀的运动员
a skilful / talented / fine player
令人赞叹的 / 高质量的表演
impressive / high-quality acting
有益的 / 有用的忠告
useful / helpful advice
In conversation you can use words like great , super , wonderful , lovely and excellent .
articles of commerce
近义词: commodity,trade good
moral excellence or admirableness
- there is much good to be found in people
that which is pleasing or valuable or useful
- weigh the good against the bad
- among the highest goods of all are happiness and self-realization
- for your own good
- what's the good of worrying?
promoting or enhancing well-being
- an arms limitation agreement beneficial to all countries
- the beneficial effects of a temperate climate
- the experience was good for her
having the normally expected amount
- gives full measure
- gives good measure
- a good mile from here
with or in a close or intimate relationship
- a good friend
- my sisters and brothers are near and dear
- had a good workout
- gave the house a good cleaning
- good taste
exerting force or influence
- the law is effective immediately
- a warranty good for two years
- the law is already in effect (or in force)
近义词: effective,in effect(p),in force(p)
- it's a good thing that I wasn't there
- it is good that you stayed
- it is well that no one saw you
- all's well that ends well
not left to spoil
- the meat is still good
- a good dollar bill
having desirable or positive qualities especially those suitable for a thing specified
- good news from the hospital
- a good report card
- when she was good she was very very good
- a good knife is one good for cutting
- this stump will make a good picnic table
- a good check
- a good joke
- a good exterior paint
- a good secretary
- a good dress for the office
tending to promote physical well-being;beneficial to health
- beneficial effects of a balanced diet
- a good night's sleep
- the salutary influence of pure air
in excellent physical condition
- good teeth
- I still have one good leg
- a sound mind in a sound body
appealing to the mind
- good music
- a serious book
agreeable or pleasing
- we all had a good time
- good manners
most suitable or right for a particular purpose
- a good time to plant tomatoes
- the right time to act
- the time is ripe for great sociological changes
capable of pleasing
- good looks
deserving of esteem and respect
- all respectable companies give guarantees
- ruined the family's good name
of moral excellence
- a genuinely good person
- a just cause
- an upright and respectable man
having or showing knowledge and skill and aptitude
- adept in handicrafts
- an adept juggler
- an expert job
- a good mechanic
- a practiced marksman
- a proficient engineer
- a lesser-known but no less skillful composer
- the effect was achieved by skillful retouching
- a good investment
- a secure investment
(often used as a combining form) in a good or proper or satisfactory manner or to a high standard (`good' is a nonstandard dialectal variant for `well')
- the children behaved well
- a task well done
- the party went well
- he slept well
- a well-argued thesis
- a well-seasoned dish
- a well-planned party
- the baby can walk pretty good
completely and absolutely (`good' is sometimes used informally for `thoroughly')
- he was soundly defeated
- we beat him good