in good part
- Favourably, without offence. (Chiefly with take.)
1603, John Florio, transl.; Michel de Montaigne, Essayes, printed at London: Edward Blount, OCLC 946730821:, II.12:
- we ought to take it in good part, as from a most wise and thrice-friendly-hand.
- 2012, Martin Wainwright, The Guardian, 4 April:
- The Turner Prize's distinguished presenter Mario Testino, who was just starting on his speech at the time, took the intervention in good part, ad-libbing: "Art is everywhere."