(jolly) good show

(redirected from good show)

(jolly) good show

A phrase of approval said to someone after they have done something. Primarily heard in UK. Jolly good show, Reginald! You did a fine job on the piano.
See also: good, show

(jolly) good ˈshow!

(old-fashioned, British English, informal) used to show that you like something or to say that somebody has done something well
See also: good
References in classic literature ?
It was a good show, and as stately and complex as guard-mount and the trooping of the colors; and it had its own special music, composed for the occasion by the bandmaster of the Seventh; and the child was as serious as the most serious war-worn soldier of them all; and finally when they throned her upon the shoulder of the oldest veteran, and pronounced her "well and truly adopted," and the bands struck up and all saluted and she saluted in return, it was better and more moving than any kindred thing I have seen on the stage, because stage things are make-believe, but this was real and the players' hearts were in it.
"You have seen him, and he has made a good show of himself.
And after surveying the whole tenderly, old Benjy led his charge away to the roadside inn, where he ordered a glass of ale and a long pipe for himself, and discussed these unwonted luxuries on the bench outside in the soft autumn evening with mine host, another old servant of the Browns, and speculated with him on the likelihood of a good show of old gamesters to contend for the morrow's prizes, and told tales of the gallant bouts of forty years back, to which Tom listened with all his ears and eyes.
The Men in Green put up a good show against the rivals during the critical moments of the game to lift the winning trophy, with Qadir also taking home the gold medal.
"I'm not here just to host but to prepare as well as I can and hopefully put on a good show. It's a different feeling coming to the course - I normally get the clubs out the boot of the car and just go wing it off the first tee."
'We are all set to produce a better display of skills and we will be aiming to put up good show against Lanka in their own backyard,' he told reporter on the eve of the departure of the team for Sri Lanka.
Inspiring Hyderabad put up a good show as they scored 13 goals, while Rawalpindi scored 15 goals to lift the winners trophy once again.
Kadogo, who hails from Bungoma, wants to make Asaba memorable when she makes her third appearance for Kenya while Cherono termed this year as her period of great revelation, having won her maiden national title.Mwangi said an injury cost her a good show in 2016 Durban hence must cash on her good form and shape this time around to rock in Asaba.
Team manager, Alfred Ruto, acknowledged the event as one of the kind and remained positive of a good show.
'To be honest, we play hard and we want to give the fans a good show to watch,' said Balkman who finished with 17 points and 20 rebounds.
KARACHI -- According to reports Pakistan is all set to participate in the world's largest consumer good show in Germany this year.
Coach Sanchez hopes for good show from his boys AFC.com Chanzhou (China) Qatar head coach Felix Sanchez is hoping for a good show from his boys in their opening match against Uzbekistan in the AFC U23 Championship which gets under way in Changzhou, China, on Tuesday.
there are some starry nights and days ahead with these dazzling buys 1 keys' company You will have no problem finding your keys in your bag when they are attached to this ring, PS140, Stella McCartney at Matchesfashion.com 2 brolly good show Bring a splash of colour to rainy days with this pink umbrella, was PS8, now PS4, Dorothy Perkins 3 razzle dazzle Sparkle in these earrings, PS29.99, Ingenious at Amazon.co.uk 4 cover up Keep your phone safe with this shooting star print case for iPhone 6, PS10, Accessorize 5 that's a wrap Becksondergaard fine summer scarf was PS24.99, now PS16.24, Psyche.co.uk 6 cuff enough This pink star bangle makes a real style statement, PS28, Anna Lou of London (annalouoflondon.com) 7 the bling ring Because who wouldn't love stars on their fingers?
I realise that doesn't make it sound like a good show. I've been told it's a good show.