nice job


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nice job

informal An 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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I thought our kids did a nice job taking the ball to the basket.
Brad Fitzpatrick's article on the Braque Francais in the March/April/May issue did a really nice job of describing the breed.
It really does a nice job of capturing the way the input industries and their associated marketing strategies have evolved over the years."
"We just did a nice job in coverage and a nice job of keeping him in the pocket or making him move to the side and throw on the run.
Upon closer investigation, I found that even if I hadn't speared any varmints, I'd done a nice job of perforating the underground water lines.
"Nice aromatic hops, good hop flavor, and that caramel malt comes in and cuts the hops, nice job."
(liven the limited budget, set designer Frank Pasian did a nice job with a basic, functional, yet pleasing, set.
KESC is doing a nice job in bringing the electricity to even the remotest areas and that this will not only improve the living standards of the local residents but will also develop the commercial activity in this area, remarked Sajid Jokhio.
That was a nice job by attorney David Nixon, attorney for Banking Commissioner Peter Hildreth at his client's removal hearing.
One offender said: "This is a nice job. I can see it will be much nicer for the children to play when they come to the park."
Don't get me wrong--I think you did a nice job with this article.
There's plenty to race for as well - three classes of competition and a career mode that does a nice job of recreating the business of MotoGP as well as the on-track action.
Via his university website he told students: "If you haven't passed your exam, I wish you a safe journey to Dublin, a nice job in KFC and unforgettable moments among idiots." That would be the Dublin with four internationally-renowned universities in the world's top 400, of course.
What a nice job they have done in the area around Adliya.
The award committee, familiar with the original study stated that "the proposal does a nice job of building on the past research as well as adding some new 'wrinkles.'"