good on (someone)

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good on (someone)

An expression of approval or support of someone for something they have done or accomplished. Primarily heard in Australia. I heard you got the promotion—good on you! Good on him, getting an A in that difficult class.
See also: good, on

good on you

informal An expression of praise, encouragement, or congratulations; well done. Primarily heard in UK, Ireland. A: "I finally finished writing my novel!" B: "Wow, good on you!" I heard you've been volunteering down at the homeless shelter. Good on you, son.
See also: good, on
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good on you!

INFORMAL
People say Good on you! to show that they admire something you have done. `Cedric and I have talked about it.' — `Oh, good on you!' `I'm 72, and I still swim every day.' — `Well, good on you, mate!'
See also: good, on
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good on you!

used as an exclamation of approval towards someone, especially for something that they have achieved. chiefly Australian
See also: good, on
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