(jolly) good show

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(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
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On an extradordinarily good day on safari, Harry was often known to exclaim, "Jolly good show!" Holding Africa and her people in his highest regard and possessing the greatest respect for the animals he spent his life among, the same could be said of Harry Selby's life.
Jolly good show! British brogues will put the fear of God up Gaddafi.
Butler had a wonderful life, and to his family and his achievements he would be known to say, "Jolly Good Show!"
A Jockey Club spokesman said: "Jolly good show! Just the job!"
You can't possibly imagine Ron 'Chopper' Harris playing against Beckham years ago and saying: 'Well played David, jolly good show!'