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Meaning of “no good” in the English Dictionary

"no good" in British English

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no good

informal old-fashioned morallybad: I'd ​keep away from him if I were you - he's no good.

no-goodadjective [before noun]

uk   /ˌnəʊˈɡʊd/  us   /ˌnoʊ-/ US slang disapproving
(Definition of no good from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"no good" in American English

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no good

(also not any/much good) not very ​useful or ​effective: It's no good ​trying to ​change his ​beliefs. I'm not much good at ​explainingmathproblems.
(Definition of no good from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “no good”
in Chinese (Simplified) 道德败坏的, 品行恶劣的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 道德敗壞的, 品行惡劣的…
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