Translation of "good" - English-Korean dictionary

good

adjective uk /ɡʊd/ us /ɡʊd/ comparative better, superlative best

A1 enjoyable or nice

즐거운, 좋은
a good book
Did you have a good time at the party?

A1 of a high quality

질이 좋은
The food at this restaurant is very good.

A1 able to do something well

훌륭한
Anna is a good cook.
I’m not very good at wrapping presents.

A1 kind or helpful

좋은
My friends were very good to me when I was ill.

A1 something you say when you are pleased about something

좋아
Oh good, he’s arrived at last.
be good for someone

A1 to have a positive or useful effect on someone

도움이 되다
Fruit is good for you.

A1 informal something that you say when a person asks how you are or how someone you know is

좋아
‘How are you, Emily?’ ‘I’m good, thanks!’

A2 A good child or animal behaves well.

얌전한, 착한

A2 suitable or satisfactory

알맞은
When would be a good time to call?

B1 morally right

선한
a good person
be as good as gold

(of a child) to behave very well

아주 착한
She’s been as good as gold all morning.
noun uk /ɡʊd/ us /ɡʊd/

something that is an advantage or help to a person or situation

도움
It’s hard work, but it’s for your own good.

[ no plural ] what people think is morally right

Children don’t always understand the difference between good and bad.
do someone good

to be useful or helpful to someone

도움이 되다
A holiday will do you good.
for good

forever

영원히
When he was 20, he left home for good.

(Translation of “good” from the Cambridge English–Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)