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Synonym of Good thing

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Good Thing
Good Thing(s) or The Good Thing(s) may refer to:

Albums

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Good Thing
Good Thing är ett musikalbum av Rebecka Törnqvist och hennes andra i ordningen. Det gavs ut 1995 av EMI , och toppade den svenska albumlistan. Titelspåret blev en stor hit och hamnade på samlingsalbumet Absolute Music 20. På skivan medverkar även bland annat Esbjörn Svensson TrioPeter AsplundPer "Texas" Johansson och Max Schultz.

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good thing

good thing
(from the 1930 sellar and yeatman parody "1066 and all that") often capitalised; always pronounced as if capitalised.
1. self-evidently wonderful to anyone in a position to notice: "the trailblazer 's 19.2 kbaud pep mode with on-the-fly lempel-ziv compression is a good thing for sites relaying netnews".
2. something that can't possibly have any ill side-effects and may save considerable grief later: "removing the self-modifying code from that shared library would be a good thing".
3. when said of software tools or libraries, as in "yacc is a good thing", specifically connotes that the thing has drastically reduced a programmer's work load.


Babylon English-Japanese
good thing
(名) 善事

My English - Greek
good thing
ευτύχημα.

English-Bulgarian
good thing
хубаво;

English-Persian (Alefbâye 2om, 2nd Persian Alphabet)
good thing
amre xeyr
  

Idioms
know a good thing when one sees it
разбираться в чем-л.; понимать, что хорошо и что плохо


Australian Slang
Good thing
racehorse tipped to win

yasin's unique words
good thing
1. a. A successful act or speculation. b. A witty saying or remark. c. pl. Luxuries in general; spec. rich food, dainties. d. A course of action, etc., that is commendable, desirable, etc. 2. too much of a good thing: an act, behaviour, etc., spoilt by its excess. 1600 SHAKES. As You like It IV. i. 123 Why then, can one desire too much of a good thing. 1809 [see TOO adv. 5b]. 1852 MRS. GASKELL Let. 4 Sept. (1966) 197 We went at p. 9, & did not get out till to 4, which was too much of a good thing. 1895 S. CRANE Red Badge of Courage vi. 66 This is too much of a good thing! Why can't somebody send us supports? 1932 A. HUXLEY in D. H. Lawrence Lett. p. xvi, The great work of art and the monument more perennial than brass are, in their very perfection and everlastingness, inhumantoo much of a good thing. 1954 J. R. R. TOLKIEN Fellowship of Ring I. i. 29 Some..shook their heads and thought this was too much of a good thing.

Jargon File
Good Thing
n.,adj. [very common; often capitalized; always pronounced as if capitalized.] 1. Self-evidently wonderful to anyone in a position to notice: "A language that manages dynamic memory automatically for you is a Good Thing." 2. Something that can't possibly have any ill side-effects and may save considerable grief later: "Removing the self-modifying code from that shared library would be a Good Thing." 3. When said of software tools or libraries, as in "YACC is a Good Thing", specifically connotes that the thing has drastically reduced a programmer's work load. Oppose Bad Thing.

  
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