nice job


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nice job

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: "Nice job, sweetie!" Nice job, Frank, now we're going to have to rebuild this entire model from scratch.
See also: job, nice
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He did a very nice job going to the hoop and creating openings for others, and creating openings for himself.
John Shea does a nice job of contrasting the truths taught by the Catholic Church with the fantasies propagated by Charles Darwin (C.
The coach has done a very nice job of diagramming and explaining the 46 in his book.
Barbara Hershey does a nice job as a teacher who loves and hates the close comfort of a small town.
But since he's no longer around, we can turn the job over to John Whitney, who does a pretty nice job of commenting and writing himself.
Harris also does a nice job documenting the extent to which workers were willing to sacrifice time, comfort and convenience to obtain homes of their own.
She controlled the ball very, very well, and did a nice job getting the ball to the open people," Walker said.
When I came to Washington, Hill staffers were mostly bright and dedicated to getting their views enacted into law or were politicians who were grateful for the reward of a nice job in Washington.
This book does a nice job of giving readers a flavor of the experiences faced by persons at WHO, persons at the country ministry level, individual healthcare providers, and SARS patients.
They've done a nice job of showing that IQ is malleable and that it responds to the kind of environments adopted children go into," says psychologist Robert J.
Today, he adds, "some of the best editors and publishers from the trade magazines are getting very nice job offers from large companies that are beginning to realize that they need to spend some money to publish their [knowledge].
Nate (DiTommasso) has done a nice job with his bat and defensively too," he said.
And they all do a nice job of setting Walter up as a committed humanitarian who just can't shake his natural sense of colonial superiority any easier than he can his formal behavior and intimate outrage.
In the first two chapters, Kottler does a nice job of highlighting research from the social sciences, as well as explaining helping from an evolutionary perspective.
It's what everybody suspected for a long time, and they did a nice job of actually proving it," says Judd E.