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good

adjective /ɡud/ ( comparative better /ˈbetə/, superlative best /best/)
well-behaved; not causing trouble etc bueno; educado Be good! She’s a good baby.
correct, desirable etc bueno, correcto She was a good wife He has good manners Mario speaks good English.
of high quality bueno good food/literature His singing is very good.
skilful; able to do something well bueno, competente a good doctor She’s good at tennis He’s good with children.
kind bueno, amable You’ve been very good to him He’s a good father.
helpful; beneficial bueno; útil, beneficioso Exercise is good for you.
pleased, happy etc bueno, buen (humor), satisfecho, contento I’m in a good mood today.
pleasant; enjoyable bueno, agradable He enjoys reading a good book Ice-cream is good to eat.
considerable; enough bueno, apropiado, adecuado, suficiente a good salary She talked a good deal of nonsense.
suitable bueno, apto, cualificado, adecuado a good man for the job.
sound, fit bueno; sano; en buenas condiciones good health good eyesight a car in good condition.
sensible bueno Can you think of one good reason for doing that?
showing approval bueno, positivo We’ve had very good reports about you.
thorough bueno; profundo The living room needs a good clean.
healthy or in a positive mood bien, sano, en forma I don’t feel very good this morning.
goodness noun
the state of being good. bondad
goods noun plural
objects etc for sale, products artículos leather goods.
articles sent by rail, not road, sea or air mercancías This station is for passengers and goods (also adjective) a goods train/station.
goody noun ( plural goodies)
(usually in plural ) (informal ) any food (eg cake, ice-cream) which is particularly enjoyable to eat golosinas, chucherías the goodies at a children’s party.
goodbye /-ˈbai/ interjection, noun
an expression used when leaving someone adiós 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 inútil, que no sirve para nada That boy’s a lazy good-for-nothing (rascal).
good humour ( good humor)
kindliness and cheerfulness buen humor He was in good humour this morning.
good-humoured adjective ( good-humored)
afable, amistoso, jovial a good-humoured smile.
good-humouredly adverb ( good-humoredly)
con buen humor, afablemente, amistosamene
good-looking adjective
handsome; attractive guapo, bonito, bien parecido a good-looking girl He is very good-looking.
good morning interjection, noun ( good afternoon, good-day, good evening, good night)
words used (depending on the time of day) when meeting or leaving someone buenos días/buenas noches Good morning, Mrs Brown Good night, everyone – I’m going to bed.
good-natured adjective
pleasant; not easily made angry afable, bonachón a good-natured fellow.
goodwill noun ( good will)
the good reputation and trade with customers that a business firm has clientela y renombre comercial We are selling the goodwill along with the shop.
friendliness buena voluntad He has always shown a good deal of goodwill towards us.
good works noun plural
acts of charity obras de caridad He is known throughout the city for his good works.
as good as
almost casi, prácticamente The job’s as good as done.
be as good as one’s word
to keep one’s promises cumplir su palabra, mantener lo prometido 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 estar tramando/maquinando algo I’m sure he’s up to no good.
deliver the goods
to do what one has promised to do cumplir sus compromisos She’s certainly delivered the goods. Everything is ready as she said it would be.
for good ( sometimes for good and all)
permanently para siempre He’s not going to France for a holiday – he’s going for good.
for goodness’ sake
an expression of annoyance por el amor de Dios For goodnesssake, will you stop that noise!
good for
certain to last durar seguramente, tener todavía por delante These houses are good for another hundred years at least.
certain to pay (a sum of money) seguro de pagar He’s good for $50.
certain to cause servir para That story is always good for a laugh.
good for you/him etc
an expression of approval bien hecho, enhorabuena You’ve passed your exam – good for you!
Good Friday /ˌɡud ˈfraidi/ noun
the Friday before Easter commemorating the crucifixion of Christ. Viernes Santo
good gracious interjection ( good heavens)
expressions of surprise. Díos mío, Virgen santa
goodness gracious interjection ( goodness me)
expressions of surprise. Díos mío, Virgen santa
good old
an expression used to show approval etc bien Good old Fred! I knew he would help us out.
make good
to be successful tener éxito, prosperar Through hard work and ability, he soon made good.
to repair or compensate for (loss, damages etc) arreglar; indemnizar, compensar The damage you caused to my car must be made good.
no good
useless; pointless inútil, no sirve para nada 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 recomendar, alabar, interceder en favor de 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) tomarse algo bien 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 gracias a Dios Thank goodness it isn’t raining.
to the good
richer más rico After buying and selling some of these paintings, we finished up $500 to the good.
(Definition of good from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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