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good deal

An acknowledgment that a situation or proposal is acceptable, pleasing, or fortuitous. "I'll plan on coming around this Friday evening." "Good deal, buddy."
See also: deal, good
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Either you slip out of service altogether, and become good for nothing, or you wear the harness and draw a good deal where your yoke-fellows pull you.
I didn't expect anything o' this sort, for it's a good deal more than my wages.
Don't they holler out a good deal, and scratch sometimes?
There's a good deal more of the woman about her in others," retorted Marilla, with a momentary return of her old crispness.
With a good deal more of that sort, which I wondered how they knew.
I would have given a good deal to have a glimpse of the latter spectacle.
I am the looker-on, you know, and I have seen--a good deal.
Very young men think a good deal about clothes, but they don't talk about them to each other.
But before she had come to such a resolution and determined to subjugate Major Dobbin by her endearments, it must be owned that Glorvina had practised them a good deal elsewhere.
As it was, I left him to himself a good deal, and he didn't like that either.
There was a good deal of laughing and kissing and explaining, in the simple, loving fashion which makes these home festivals so pleasant at the time, so sweet to remember long afterward, and then all fell to work.
I PAID three pennies for my breakfast, and a most extravagant price it was, too, seeing that one could have breakfasted a dozen persons for that money; but I was feeling good by this time, and I had always been a kind of spendthrift anyway; and then these people had wanted to give me the food for nothing, scant as their provision was, and so it was a grateful pleasure to emphasize my appreciation and sincere thankfulness with a good big financial lift where the money would do so much more good than it would in my helmet, where, these pennies being made of iron and not stinted in weight, my half-dollar's worth was a good deal of a burden to me.
But that could hardly be so, even in Blackburg, where things certainly did occur that were a good deal out of the common.
This gift Jenny had a good deal improved by erudition.
There was a good deal of ferrying, as you hear; the sea in all this part running deep into the mountains and winding about their roots.