be good news

be good news

To be beneficial to someone or something. This storm changing direction is really good news for those of us on the coast.
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be good news

be an asset; be commendable or admirable. informal
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be good ˈnews (for somebody/something)

be likely to be helpful or give an advantage for somebody/something: The cut in interest rates is good news for homeowners.
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His departure will be good news to many gays and lesbians.
This would be good news for any parent, but for a parent who is also a Reader with a capital R, a person who would rather go to the library than the mall, a person who credits books with saving her life--this is a joyful, joyful day.
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This--if he delivers--will be good news. So are his proposals to open legitimate channels for economic migration, to answer a labour shortage which is presently made up by illegal workers.
I will return to Washington tonight with what I know will be good news for Secretary Powell: political-military relations between the United States and India are strong and growing.