in good part

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in good part

  1. Favourably, without offence. (Chiefly with take.)
    • 1603, John Florio, transl.; Michel de Montaigne, chapter 12, in The Essayes, [], book II, printed at London: By Val[entine] Simmes for Edward Blount [], OCLC 946730821:
      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."