very good

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

very good (not comparable)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: very good.
    That was a very good play.
    • 1879, R[ichard] J[efferies], chapter 1, in The Amateur Poacher, London: Smith, Elder, & Co., [], OCLC 752825175, page 035:
      But then I had the [massive] flintlock by me for protection. ¶ [] The linen-press and a chest on the top of it formed, however, a very good gun-carriage; and, thus mounted, aim could be taken out of the window at the old mare feeding in the meadow below by the brook, and a 'bead' could be drawn upon Molly, the dairymaid, kissing the fogger behind the hedge, little dreaming that the deadly tube was levelled at them.

Phrase[edit]

very good

  1. A polite acknowledgement of orders or statements.
    - Find out if there's any claret in the cellar, Jeeves.
    - Very good, sir.