good going


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good going

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 going, sweetie!" Good going, Frank, now we're going to have to rebuild this entire model from scratch.
See also: going, good
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We played well in the first but, to be fair, they gave us a good going over in the second half," he said.
It feels good going into a long road trip with confidence.
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Dean said: "I am feeling good going into this fight, very confident.
But I feel good going in and confident that things will go well.
When you consider how much racing they have had during the winter and how cut up it has been, he has done a remarkable job to produce such good going.
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He felt good going across the ground,'' said McCarron, who flew in from Los Angeles for the workout.
S be much better on something closer to good going.
It's no good going Saturday if he's a little but under.
We thought we had something good going,'' forward Jason Kapono said sadly in the UCLA locker room, referring to the wins over Mississippi and Cincinnati.