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English definition of “be good for sth”

be good for sth

informal
to be able and willing to provide something: Bette is always good for a laugh. Dad will probably be good for a few pounds, if we ask him.Giving, providing and supplying
(Definition of be good for sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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