bode well for (someone or something)

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bode well for (someone or something)

To seem indicative of a favorable outcome. This phrase is often used in the negative to suggest the opposite. Sunny weather bodes well for our flight leaving on time. Being late to a job interview does not bode well for you getting hired.
See also: bode, well

bode ˈwell/ˈill (for somebody/something)

(formal) be a good/bad sign for somebody/something: These figures do not bode well for the company’s future.
See also: bode, ill, well
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There's no avoiding the fact that the changes that have overtaken the theater in my lifetime do not bode well for its future.
The company's strong merchandising efforts, aggressive growth strategy and profitable store model bode well for its long-term growth.