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good

adjective /ɡud/ ( comparative better /ˈbetə/, superlative best /best/)
well-behaved; not causing trouble etc gut Be good! She’s a good baby.
correct, desirable etc gut She was a good wife He has good manners Mario speaks good English.
of high quality gut good food/literature His singing is very good.
skilful; able to do something well geschickt a good doctor She’s good at tennis He’s good with children.
kind gut You’ve been very good to him He’s a good father.
helpful; beneficial gut Exercise is good for you. Cheese is good for you.
pleased, happy etc gut I’m in a good mood today.
pleasant; enjoyable gut to read a good book Ice-cream is good to eat.
considerable; enough reichlich a good salary She talked a good deal of nonsense.
suitable geeignet a good man for the job.
sound, fit gut good health good eyesight a car in good condition.
sensible gut Can you think of one good reason for doing that?
showing approval gut We’ve had very good reports about you.
thorough gewissenhaft The living room needs a good clean.
healthy or in a positive mood gut I don’t feel very good this morning.
goodness noun
the state of being good. die Güte
goods noun plural
objects etc for sale, products die Güter (pl.) leather goods.
articles sent by rail, not road, sea or air das Frachtgut This station is for passengers and goods (also adjective) a goods train/station.
goody noun ( plural goodies)
(usually in plural ) any food (eg cake, ice-cream) which is particularly enjoyable to eat die Süßigkeiten (pl.) the goodies at a children’s party.
goodbye /-ˈbai/ interjection, noun
an expression used when leaving someone Auf Wiedersehen, das Lebewohl Goodbye – it was good of you to visit us They said their goodbyes and left.
good-for-nothing adjective, noun
(a person who is) useless or lazy der Nichtsnutz That boy’s a lazy good-for-nothing (rascal).
good humour ( American good humor)
kindliness and cheerfulness. gute Laune He was in good humour this morning.
good-humoured adjective ( American good-humored)
launig a good-humoured smile.
good-humouredly adverb ( American good-humoredly)
launig
good-looking adjective
handsome; attractive gutaussehend a good-looking girl He is very good-looking.
good morning interjection, nouns ( good afternoon, good-day, good evening, good night)
words used (depending on the time of day) when meeting or leaving someone Guten Morgen, etc.! Good morning, Mrs Brown Good night, everyone – I’m going to bed.
good-natured adjective
pleasant; not easily made angry gutmütig a good-natured fellow.
goodwill noun ( good will)
the good reputation and trade with customers that a business firm has die Reputation, der Ruf einer Firma We are selling the goodwill along with the shop.
friendliness das Wohlwollen He has always shown a good deal of goodwill towards us.
good works noun plural
acts of charity gute Taten (pl.) He is known throughout the city for his good works.
as good as
almost so gut wie The job’s as good as done.
be as good as one’s word
to keep one’s promises. halten, was man verspricht He was as good as his word, and turned up the next morning to help me.
be up to no good
to be doing something wrong nichts Gutes im Schilde führen I’m sure he’s up to no good.
deliver the goods
to do what one has promised to do. Wort halten She’s certainly delivered the goods. Everything is ready as she said it would be.
for good ( sometimes for good and all)
permanently für immer, ständig He’s not going to France for a holiday – he’s going for good.
for goodness’ sake
an expression of annoyance um Himmels willen For goodnesssake, will you stop that noise!
good for
certain to last gut sein für These houses are good for another hundred years at least.
certain to pay (a sum of money) reif für He’s good for $50.
certain to cause gut zu That story is always good for a laugh.
good for you/him etc
an expression of approval gut für You’ve passed your exam – good for you!
Good Friday /ˌɡud ˈfraidi/ noun
the Friday before Easter commemorating the crucifixion of Christ. der Karfreitag
good gracious ( good heavens)
expressions of surprise. lieber Himmel!
goodness gracious ( goodness me)
expressions of surprise. meine Güte!
good old
an expression used to show approval etc gute/r alte/r Good old Fred! I knew he would help us out.
make good
to be successful es zu etwas bringen Through hard work and ability, he soon made good.
to repair or compensate for (loss, damages etc) wiedergutmachen The damage you caused to my car must be made good.
no good
useless; pointless nutzlos It’s no good crying for help – no-one will hear you This penknife is no good – the blades are blunt.
put in a good word for
to praise or recommend ein gutes Wort einlegen für Put in a good word for me when you see the boss.
take (something) in good part
not to be upset, offended or annoyed (eg by a joke, remark etc) mit Humor aufnehmen John took the jokes about his accident with the pot of paint all in good part.
thank goodness
an expression used to show that a person is glad that something is all right Gott sei Dank Thank goodness it isn’t raining.
to the good
richer extra After buying and selling some of these paintings, we finished up $500 to the good.
(Definition of good from the Password English-German Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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