so far, so good definizione, so far, so good significato | dizionario inglese definizione

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far  


      adv   , farther, further, farthest, furthest  
1    at, to, or from a great distance  
2    at or to a remote time  
far in the future     
3    to a considerable degree; very much  
a far better plan     
4    as far as  
a    to the degree or extent that  
b    to the distance or place of  
5    by far   by a considerable margin  
6    far and away   by a very great margin  
7    far and wide   over great distances; everywhere  
8    far be it from me   I would not presume; on no account  
far be it from me to tell you what to do     
9    far gone  
a    in an advanced state of deterioration  
b    Informal   extremely drunk  
10    go far  
a    to be successful; achieve much  
your son will go far     
b    to be sufficient or last long  
the wine didn't go far     
11    go too far   to exceed reasonable limits  
12    how far?   to what extent, distance, or degree?  
13    in so far as   to the degree or extent that  
14    so far  
a    up to the present moment  
b    up to a certain point, extent, degree, etc.  
15    so far, so good          an expression of satisfaction with progress made  
      adj   prenominal  
16    remote in space or time  
a far country, in the far past     
17    extending a great distance; long  
18    more distant  
the far end of the room     
19    a far cry  
a    a long way  
b    something very different  
20    far from   in a degree, state, etc., remote from  
he is far from happy     
     (Old English feorr; related to Old Frisian fir, Old High German ferro, Latin porro forwards, Greek pera further)  
  farness      n  
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good  
      adj   , better, best  
1    having admirable, pleasing, superior, or positive qualities; not negative, bad or mediocre  
a good idea, a good teacher     
2   
a    morally excellent or admirable; virtuous; righteous  
a good man     
b    (as collective n; preceded by the)  
the good     
3    suitable or efficient for a purpose  
a good secretary, a good winter coat     
4    beneficial or advantageous  
vegetables are good for you     
5    not ruined or decayed; sound or whole  
the meat is still good     
6    kindly, generous, or approving  
you are good to him     
7    right or acceptable  
your qualifications are good for the job     
8    rich and fertile  
good land     
9    valid or genuine  
I would not do this without good reason     
10    honourable or held in high esteem  
a good family     
11    commercially or financially secure, sound, or safe  
good securities, a good investment     
12    (of a draft) drawn for a stated sum  
13    (of debts) expected to be fully paid  
14    clever, competent, or talented  
he's good at science     
15    obedient or well-behaved  
a good dog     
16    reliable, safe, or recommended  
a good make of clothes     
17    affording material pleasure or indulgence  
the good things in life, the good life     
18    having a well-proportioned, beautiful, or generally fine appearance  
a good figure, a good complexion     
19    complete; full  
I took a good look round the house     
20    propitious; opportune  
a good time to ask the manager for a rise     
21    satisfying or gratifying  
a good rest     
22    comfortable  
did you have a good night?     
23    newest or of the best quality  
to keep the good plates for important guests     
24    fairly large, extensive, or long  
a good distance away     
25    sufficient; ample  
we have a good supply of food     
26      (U.S.)   (of meat) of the third government grade, above standard and below choice  
27    serious or intellectual  
good music     
28    used in a traditional description  
the good ship ``America''     
29    used in polite or patronizing phrases or to express anger (often intended ironically)  
how is your good lady?, look here, my good man!     
30    a good one  
a    an unbelievable assertion  
b    a very funny joke  
31    as good as   virtually; practically  
it's as good as finished     
32    as good as gold   excellent; very good indeed  
33    be as or so good as to   would you please  
34    come good   to recover and perform well after a bad start or setback  
35    good and  
Informal   (intensifier)  
good and mad     
36    (intensifier; used in mild oaths)  
good grief!, good heavens!     
      interj  
37    an exclamation of approval, agreement, pleasure, etc.  
      n  
38    moral or material advantage or use; benefit or profit  
for the good of our workers, what is the good of worrying?     
39    positive moral qualities; goodness; virtue; righteousness; piety  
40    sometimes cap   moral qualities seen as a single abstract entity  
we must pursue the Good     
41    a good thing  
42      (Economics)   a commodity or service that satisfies a human need  
43    for good (and all)   forever; permanently  
I have left them for good     
44    make good  
a    to recompense or repair damage or injury  
b    to be successful  
c    to demonstrate or prove the truth of (a statement or accusation)  
d    to secure and retain (a position)  
e    to effect or fulfil (something intended or promised)  
45    good on or for you (him, etc.)   well done, well said, etc.: a term of congratulation  
46    get any (or some) good of     (Irish)  
a    to handle to good effect  
I never got any good of this machine     
b    to understand properly  
I could never get any good of him     
c    to receive cooperation from,   (See also)        goods  
     (Old English god; related to Old Norse gothr, Old High German guot good)  
  goodish      adj  


Cape of Good Hope  
      n   a cape in SW South Africa south of Cape Town  
common good  
      n   the part of the property of a Scottish burgh, in the form of land or funds, that is at the disposal of the community  
feel-good  
      adj   causing or characterized by a feeling of self-satisfaction  
feel-good factor     
good afternoon  
      sentence substitute   a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the afternoon  
Good Book  
      n      a name for the       Bible     (Also called)    the Book  
good day  
      sentence substitute   a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used during the day  
good evening  
      sentence substitute   a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the evening  
good-for-nothing  
      n  
1    an irresponsible or worthless person  
      adj  
2    irresponsible; worthless  
Good Friday  
      n   the Friday before Easter, observed as a commemoration of the Crucifixion of Jesus  
good hair  
      n     (Caribbean)   hair showing evidence of some European strain in a person's blood  
Good Hope  
      n      Cape of. See       Cape of Good Hope  
good-humoured  
      adj   being in or expressing a pleasant, tolerant, and kindly state of mind  
  good-humouredly      adv  
  good-humouredness      n  
Good King Henry  
      n   a weedy chenopodiaceous plant, Chenopodium bonus-henricus, of N Europe, W Asia, and North America, having arrow-shaped leaves and clusters of small green flowers  
good-looker  
      n   a handsome or pretty person  
good-looking  
      adj   handsome or pretty  
good looks  
      pl n   personal attractiveness or beauty  
good morning  
      sentence substitute   a conventional expression of greeting or farewell used in the morning  
good-natured  
      adj   of a tolerant and kindly disposition  
  good-naturedly      adv  
  good-naturedness      n  
good night  
      sentence substitute   a conventional expression of farewell, or, rarely, of greeting, used in the late afternoon, the evening, or at night, esp. when departing to bed  
good-oh   , good-o  
Informal  
      interj  
1      (Brit. and Austral)   an exclamation of pleasure, agreement, approval, etc.  
      adj  
      adv  
2      (Austral)   all right  
it was good-oh, I was getting on good-oh     
good oil  
      n   usually preceded by: the     (Austral)  
slang   true or reliable facts, information, etc.  
good people  
      pl n  
the     (Folklore)   fairies  
good question  
      n   a question that is hard to answer immediately  
Good Samaritan  
      n  
1      (New Testament)   a figure in one of Christ's parables (Luke 10:30--37) who is an example of compassion towards those in distress  
2    a kindly person who helps another in difficulty or distress  
Good Shepherd  
      n     (New Testament)   a title given to Jesus Christ in John 10:11--12  
good-sized  
      adj   quite large  
good sort  
      n  
Informal  
1    a person of a kindly and likable disposition  
2      (Austral)   an agreeable or attractive woman  
good-tempered  
      adj   of a kindly and generous disposition  
good-time  
      adj   (of a person) wildly seeking pleasure  
good turn  
      n   a helpful and friendly act; good deed; favour  
Philip the Good  
      n   1396--1467, duke of Burgundy (1419--67), under whose rule Burgundy was one of the most powerful states in Europe  
tree of knowledge of good and evil  
      n     (Old Testament)   the tree in the Garden of Eden bearing the forbidden fruit that Adam and Eve ate, thus incurring loss of primal innocence (Genesis 2:9; 3:2--7)  
utmost good faith  
      n   a principle used in insurance contracts, legally obliging all parties to reveal to the others any information that might influence the others' decision to enter into the contract,   (Also called)    uberrima fides  

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good  


      adj  
1    acceptable, admirable, agreeable, awesome     (slang)   bad     (slang)   bitchin'     (U.S. slang)   capital, choice, commendable, crucial     (slang)   divine, dope     (slang)   excellent, fine, first-class, first-rate, great, hunky-dory     (informal)   pleasant, pleasing, positive, precious, satisfactory, splendid, super     (informal)   superior, tiptop, valuable, wicked     (slang)   world-class, worthy  
2    admirable, estimable, ethical, exemplary, honest, honourable, moral, praiseworthy, right, righteous, trustworthy, upright, virtuous, worthy  
3    able, accomplished, adept, adroit, capable, clever, competent, dexterous, efficient, expert, first-rate, proficient, reliable, satisfactory, serviceable, skilled, sound, suitable, talented, thorough, useful  
4    adequate, advantageous, auspicious, beneficial, convenient, favourable, fit, fitting, healthy, helpful, opportune, profitable, propitious, salubrious, salutary, suitable, useful, wholesome  
5    eatable, fit to eat, sound, uncorrupted, untainted, whole  
6    altruistic, approving, beneficent, benevolent, charitable, friendly, gracious, humane, kind, kind-hearted, kindly, merciful, obliging, well-disposed  
7    authentic, bona fide, dependable, genuine, honest, legitimate, proper, real, reliable, sound, true, trustworthy, valid  
8    decorous, dutiful, mannerly, obedient, orderly, polite, proper, seemly, well-behaved, well-mannered  
9    agreeable, cheerful, congenial, convivial, enjoyable, gratifying, happy, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, satisfying  
10    adequate, ample, complete, considerable, entire, extensive, full, large, long, sizable or sizeable, solid, substantial, sufficient, whole  
11    best, fancy, finest, newest, nicest, precious, smartest, special, valuable  
12      (of weather)   balmy, bright, calm, clear, clement, cloudless, fair, halcyon, mild, sunny, sunshiny, tranquil  
      n  
13    advantage, avail, behalf, benefit, gain, interest, mileage     (informal)   profit, service, use, usefulness, welfare, wellbeing, worth  
14    excellence, goodness, merit, morality, probity, rectitude, right, righteousness, uprightness, virtue, worth  
15    for good      finally, for ever, irrevocably, never to return, once and for all, permanently, sine die  
  
Antonyms     
,       adj  
1    awful, bad, boring, disagreeable, dull, inadequate, rotten, tedious, unpleasant  
2    bad, base, corrupt, dishonest, dishonourable, evil, immoral, improper, sinful  
3    bad, incompetent, inefficient, unsatisfactory, unskilled  
4    inappropriate, pathetic, unbecoming, unbefitting, unfavourable, unfitting, unsuitable, useless  
5    bad, decayed, mouldy, off, rotten, unsound  
6    cruel, evil, mean     (informal)   selfish, unkind, vicious, wicked  
7    counterfeit, false, fraudulent, invalid, phoney  
8    ill-mannered, mischievous, naughty, rude, unkind  
10    scant, short  
      n  
13    detriment, disadvantage, failure, ill-fortune, loss  
14    badness, baseness, corruption, cruelty, dishonesty, evil, immorality, meanness, wickedness  


good-for-nothing  
1   
      n   black sheep, idler, layabout, ne'er-do-well, numb-nut     (U.S. slang)   profligate, rapscallion, scapegrace, skiver     (Brit. slang)   slacker     (informal)   waster, wastrel  
2   
      adj   feckless, idle, irresponsible, useless, worthless  
good-humoured     
affable, amiable, cheerful, congenial, genial, good-tempered, happy, pleasant  
good-looking     
attractive, comely, fair, handsome, personable, pretty, well-favoured  
good-natured     
agreeable, amiable, benevolent, friendly, good-hearted, helpful, kind, kindly, tolerant, warm-hearted, well-disposed, willing to please  

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adj.
having good taste
n.
A social club started at Port Royal by Samuel de Champlain to help pass the long and cold winter nights. Each person took turns being host for an evening and serving his fellow man.
adj.
all right; good, OK, satisfactory
informal
exp.
be in a good shape
n.
(british slang) "a strong drink" as in "i need a stiff whisky so pour me a real snorter", or (nautical slang) "a strong wind".
Slang
n.
something that limits your freedom to so what you want.
I wish I could live without constrains because I want to have more time to do what I want.
n.
To delibaretly make someone feel frightened especially so that they will do what you want ; scared and follow directions of yours or what you want thing to be ...
n.
"It's a list of all the people and things I hate so much I want to hit them in the face with a shovel." Concept coming from the Marian Keyes novel, The Mystery of Mercy Close (2012).
n.
to get so focused on the details or intricacies of something that you miss the big picture or the main point
His book subject is quite good, but he tends to miss the forest for the trees. (tending to get in too much detail and miss the essence).
exp.
he is a very good seller
exp.
disappear ; be absent; leave (temporary or for good)
E.g. "Now, that the parents are out of the picture, we can throw a party". (meaning=Now, that the parents left, that they are no longer here) "James is out of the picture, him and Mary split up"
exp.
acronym of As Far As I Know, from the best of my knowledge, according to the information that I have
exp.
When sth sounds too good to be true and not as good as it seems to be and you suspect that there is a hidden problem
n.
economic player that both produces and consumes a good or service
portmanteau word: producer + consumer. Linked to mass costumisation
n.
a woman, generally in her twenties, who shows she is having a good time with her friends by shooting "WOO" ("HOO") usually in unison with other woo girls
[Fam.]
adj.
a man of good breeding, well-behaved, courteous, polite who behaves like a gentleman
exp.
expression used to describe something working fine, good or excellent
adv. adj.
looking good; having a look that was obviously well taken care of.
e.g a very well put together woman (adj.) You look well put together (adj.)
id.
def.: if you are too confident about yourself, something bad will happen to show you that you are not as good as you think you are
n.
this expression means 'he is very good at criticizing others but he can't accept criticism from others'
exp.
something that you say which means you cannot make a good quality product using bad quality materials
n.
buying or selling of goods tangible or intangible and services commonly on internet actually happen in cyberspace is called ecommerce or cyber commerce
[Tech.]
adv.
in spite of the flaws/minuses/disadvantages; with goods and bads; with minuses and pluses
love / accept smb. flaws and all = love /accept smb. as he/she is, with qualities and flaws.
n.
a business model in which goods or services are shared, swapped, or rented over networks, rather than being owned by individuals
Ex: Airbnb, the peer-to-peer accomodation marketplace Related to the concept of "sharing economy"

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