well and good

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English[edit]

Phrase[edit]

well and good

  1. (idiomatic) Basically good, but with some shortcoming or limitation.
    Having 200,000 entries is all well and good, but the data will be useless unless people can find what they need.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Frequently preceded by all, as in the example.

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