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fine and dandy

nice; good; well. Well, that's just fine and dandy. Couldn't be better. I feel fine and dandy, and I'm going to have a good time here.
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excellent. This is a jim-dandy knife. Where'd you get it? Tom: I'll meet you at six, OK? Charlie: That'll be jim-dandy.

fine and dandy

All right, excellent, as in What you're proposing is fine and dandy with the rest of us. This redundant colloquialism ( fine and dandy both mean "excellent") today is more often used sarcastically in the sense of "not all right" or "bad," as in You don't want to play bridge? Fine and dandy, you've left me without a partner.
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fine and dandy

mod. nice; good; well. (Often sarcastic.) Well, that’s just fine and dandy. Couldn’t be better!
See also: and, dandy, fine
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Two years later, Dandy Kim ran away from Cranleigh school, joining a stable to pursue his first dream of a career as a jockey.
The space will further increase the accuracy of the analytics packages already in use, and will enable more items of Ciscos Store in a Box platform to be utilized by The Dandy Lab.
Dandy Walker Syndrome in adult mimicking myasthaenia gravis.
When I finished the documentary, I started thinking about an idea for a film about the wee guy who has to get the fan mail back to The Dandy.
During its peak circulation in the 1950s, the Dandy sold two million copies each week.
The unique Million Dollar Dandy experience will painstakingly complement each single piece just as the brush strokes of a master capture the essence of his inspiration," he added.
When it comes to awards dinners, Dandy Events promises to come up with something special.
You can't do anything about the climate, but you've got to try and find other ways to deal with it," Marnane said after Dandy Boy's victory at Meydan.
The Dandy and Anais collections are available in flat and fitted sheets, pillowcases and duvet covers, and co-ordinate with Gingerlily's new silk bedspreads, throws and cushions.
Hawkins argues that in all these cases the dandy is a product of intricate social, political, and cultural mechanisms, one that redefines gender norms through vocal style, fashion, public display, camp, and theatricality.
Just as often, the dandy needs to be seen as an opportunist, not an idealist.
Since then, 18-hand Dandy Boy has collapsed again and again - but vets are struggling to find a reason.
Nin, an undue idea on end, anidian eddy, anidian dune, a denuded undine nun, a deo, a neo-Nana, Danae, Danu, Diana, a noonday Onanoid dandy, a union in deed and a union denied, Nin, a neon ode--done, undone, ended [Sara Bailey]
With: Courtney Taylor, Anton, Newcombe, the Dandy Warhols, Brian Jonestown Massacre.