good job


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good job

An informal expression of praise for having done something well. (It can also be used sarcastically to mean the opposite.) Mary: "Dad, I got an A+ on my midterm exam!" Bill: "Good job, sweetie!" Good job, Frank, now we're going to have to rebuild this entire model from scratch.
See also: good, job

(it’s) a good job/thing (that)...

(spoken) (it’s) lucky: It’s a good job he was here. We couldn’t have moved the piano without him.It’s a good job my luggage was insured.
See also: good, job

good ˈjob!

(American English, spoken) used to tell somebody that they have done well at something: You finished already? Good job!
See also: good
References in classic literature ?
I s’pose the law gives a bounty on the scalps,” continued Hiram, “in which case the Leather-Stocking will make a good job on’t.
About one in three Americans (34%) say the United Nations is doing a good job of trying to solve the problems it has had to face, matching the average for this measure since 2010.
However, if finding a great job is too difficult to achieve, the least one can do is land a good job - one that requires about 30 hours per week of consistent work and pays regularly.
Their mechanism is different: In their model, universities destroy value by explicitly lying about the ability of a student to perform a good job, with the result that in their interior equilibrium, the expected productivity of high-grade students leaves firms completely indifferent between assigning high-grade students to good and bad jobs.
In this study the pediatricians didn't do a good job of screening the kids.
It has got very challenging for the students to get a good job in the industry today.
And a good job is a job with a paycheck from an employer and steady work that averages 30 or more hours a week.
He did a good job when he took over at Chelsea and a good job at Portsmouth.
Specifically, people are asked whether they think each industry is doing a good job or a bad job serving their customers.
In these situations, he recommends finding a baler that does a good job with fiber and also provides good weights on plastics.
Young Person's Guide to Getting and Keeping a Good Job
The Epoch Times started specifically because the media outside of China did not do a very good job of covering news in China.
Sixty-four percent of American Catholics polled agreed that the bishops are doing a good job.
The study defined a good job as one that pays at least $16 per hour and provides employer-paid health insurance and a pension.
He shared those kudos with his staff to let us know when we were doing a good job.