be good going

be good going

To be a positive step toward some goal or aim. If you've already sorted through two of the file cabinets, that's good going.
See also: going, good

be good ˈgoing

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be not bad ˈgoing

(informal) be good progress: ‘It only took me two hours to get to Birmingham.’ ‘That’s good going.’‘I’ve written 20 pages today.’ ‘That’s not bad going.’
See also: going, good