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good night

1. Expression of farewell used when parting at night or when going to sleep, as in He stood at the door, saying good night to each of the departing guests, or Mother came to tuck the children in and kiss them good night. [Late 1300s]
2. Exclamation of surprise or irritation, as in Good night, Joe!-You can't mean what you said, or Good night, Anne-it's time you learned how to throw a ball. [Late 1800s]
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In Good Night and Good Luck Clooney continues the comical undertones: in a subplot centred on CBS's ludicrous policy forbidding inter-office romances, we watch two enamored reporters forced to shield their marriage from the company; in an interview with flamboyant entertainer Liberace, Murrow asks the then-closet homosexual if he's 'given much thought to marriage and settling down'; and in a scene with two US Air Force colonels Friendly is pressured not to run the story on Radulovich.
As a Good Night Inn, the new look hotel features upgraded king size beds; en-suite bathrooms, plasma TVs, tea and coffee making facilities and WIFI.
He co-wrote and directed his labour of love, Good Night, And Good Luck, a drama about the bitter conflict between respected broadcaster, Edward R Murrow and right-wing Senator Joe McCarthy, during the Cold War 1950s.
Clooney himself gets two nominations in the supporting actor category, for Good Night And Good Luck and Syriana.
One can only hope that a few of our representatives in Washington who have blinders on will take them off long enough to view Good Night, and Good Luck and that it will hit a nerve.
After giving and receiving a brief hug, I mentally hunted for a parting phrase more comprehensive than good night.
He was honored with three Academy Award nominations, the first time in history an individual has garnered three Oscar nominations for two different films in the same year: as Best Director and for Best Original Screenplay for GOOD NIGHT, AND GOOD LUCK.
Last Saturday was a good night to be Irish in Shawfield as Tyrur Kieran ran an absolute blinder to win the IbetX Scottish Derby, while Loyal Honcho again suffered due to a mistimed start.
He said, 'We have to challenge the cultural habit which says that the only way to have a good night out is to get drunk; that the only way to prepare for a good night out in pubs and clubs and at sporting events is to drink ourselves into a state where we are no longer responsible for our own decisions and actions.
BEST ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE David Strathairn: Good Night, and Good Luck Heath Ledger: Brokeback Mountain Joaquin Phoenix: Walk the Line Philip Seymour Hoffman: Capote Ralph Fiennes: The Constant Gardener
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A GOOD night out for the grown-ups resulted in pounds 532 in the coffers for a special school in Coventry.
To celebrate Momentum Pictures' DVD release of comedy drama The Good Night on Monday May 26, we have teamed up with Premier Inn to give four lucky readers a twonight family weekend break at any London Premier Inn - plus pounds 100 spending money.
So good night to ``Good Night'' and tough luck to ``Capote'' and his ``Brokeback Mountain'' buddies and to dismal ``Munich'' ``Crash'' and to ``Transamerica'' and ``Syrianad'' deaths at the starting gate.
The campaign has three key messages, aimed at allowing a good night out in safety: Watch your friends, watch your back and watch your drink.