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good and something

very or completely something. (Something is a state of being.) Joe never does anything till he's good and ready. Mary's good and mad, all right.
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good and

completely She won't drink coffee if it's not good and hot.
See also: and, good

good and

Very, as in I'll go when I'm good and ready, or Mike was good and mad at Tom. This phrase is used to intensify the words that follow. [Colloquial; early 1800s]
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good and

Informal Very; thoroughly: I'll do it when I'm good and ready.
See also: and, good
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He was continually watching and getting to know people of all sorts, and among them peasants, whom he regarded as good and interesting people, and he was continually observing new points in them, altering his former views of them and forming new ones.
There's a war going on in America, between right and wrong, between good and evil, between those that want to deprive us of the acknowledgment of God and those, like you, who will stand up and fight for Him," Moore said.
We have an attraction because we see union with God as good and desirable, and we fear because we're afraid that we may get in over our heads or get more than we bargained for.
Allan was very good ands aid he would support whatever decision I decided to make.
It offers top brand electrical good ands furniture, all held at January sale prices until June.