not too bad


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not too bad

Fairly or mostly good; satisfactory. (Used primarily in conversation.) A: "How's your new schedule this semester?" B: "Not too bad. I don't have any classes before 11 AM, so that's a win in my book!" John: "Hey, I haven't seen you in ages! How are things?" Dave: "Eh, not too bad. Just working away, so can't complain."
See also: bad, not
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The actual impact is not too bad because it's so quick.
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It's not too bad but I didn't want to risk it,'' Jackson said.
But when you look at our pitching staff and you're going to get a chance to manage your first game in the major leagues and you're replacing a potential annual Cy Young Award winner with a guy that's on the verge of becoming a potential annual Cy Young Award winner, that's not too bad of a contingency plan in my opinion.
It's not too bad,'' said Taylor, who plans to play in tonight's exhibition home-opener against the Milwaukee Bucks at Staples Center.
The truth is that he triggered the economic boom that Clinton is getting credit for - not too bad for mediocre smarts.