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Spanish translation of “good”

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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