go amiss

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not go amiss

  (British, American & Australian informal) also not come amiss (British & Australian informal)
if something would not go amiss, it would be useful and might help to improve a situation (usually in conditional tenses) A word of apology would not go amiss. Some extra helpers never come amiss.
See also: amiss
References in classic literature ?
No meal-time, and no sort of victuals, ever seems to come amiss to my pig.
Of course, I would hate it if every ballet told of, say, Lizzie Borden or Petrouchka, but once in a while, surely, a story ballet would not come amiss.