a good

a good

At least. Used with numerical estimates. I'm still a good 45 minutes away, so go ahead and start without me.
See also: good
References in classic literature ?
I have done a good many things that I ought not to have done, in spite of my laziness.
So somewhere about the twentieth morning I got up early, had a good breakfast, and walked straight off to Hayfield, at the foot of the Kinder Scout--a pleasant, busy little town, reached through a lovely valley, and with two sweetly pretty women in it.
mark a good word as "obsolete" or "obsolescent" and few men
Waterbrook's establishment was done on the ground-floor, and the genteel business (of which there was a good deal) in the upper part of the building.
Waterbrook to be a middle-aged gentleman, with a short throat, and a good deal of shirt-collar, who only wanted a black nose to be the portrait of a pug-dog.
At length I had a good view of him, and either my vision deceived me, or it was the old unfortunate Tommy.
Traddles is a good fellow,' returned my host nodding his head with an air of toleration.
He is quite a good fellow - nobody's enemy but his own.
I rest a good deal of hope on her observing how useful I am to her father (for I trust to be very useful to him indeed, Master Copperfield), and how I smooth the way for him, and keep him straight.
My Agnes is very young still; and mother and me will have to work our way upwards, and make a good many new arrangements, before it would be quite convenient.
It was a comfortable room, though the carpet was faded and the furniture very plain, for a good picture or two hung on the walls, books filled the recesses, chrysanthemums and Christmas roses bloomed in the windows, and a pleasant atmosphere of home peace pervaded it.
Somehow the sight of the old shoes had a good effect upon the girls, for Mother was coming, and everyone brightened to welcome her.
Sands Silver also had a good win over the Albert Club which keeps them level with Locharbriggs A in joint third spot.
Harris said that he bowled four or five overs more than he was supposed to do but he felt fine and had a good chat with the physiotherapist adding that Bird is stiff and sore yet they both managed to come through with the injuries and bowled some good spells.
Although they ended up losing in the finals, the A's, who were the season champs with an 11-1 mark, had a good run in the HLBB tournament, finishing with a 4-2 record.